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  • Mark Winands

    Machines that can improvise

    15-12-2022

    Computers are already capable of making independent decisions in familiar situations. But can they also apply knowledge to new facts? Mark Winands, the new professor of Machine Reasoning at the Department of Advanced Computing Sciences, develops computer programs that behave as rational agents.

  • Nikola Prianikov

    From Ukraine to the international classroom

    16-11-2022

    When the war broke out in my home country of Ukraine, I realized that this place - this friendly city in the south of Netherlands is quite possibly my new home now for the extended future.

  • Sponsorship

    Sponsorship of iGEM MSP-Maastricht

    03-11-2022

    SHE sponsors the innovative Maastricht student-team iGEM MSP-Maastricht to tackle the problem of the availability of freshwater worldwide.

  • Nitroshrimp: From shrimp waste to biobased fertilizers

    Nitroshrimp: From shrimp waste to biobased fertilizers

    08-07-2022

    A team of UM students from the Biobased Materials Masters, Business Engineering, Bachelors and Maastricht Science Program Bachelors was awarded 2nd place in the Netherlands’s national phase of Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe (BISC-E) Competition 2022.

  • Michel Dumontier, Ellen Narinx-Schrauwen and Mark Winands

    New ‘supergroup’: DKE and IDS jointly become Department of Advanced Computing Sciences

    17-06-2022

    The new department broadly covers research and education in artificial intelligence, computer science, data science, mathematics and robotics. Over 100 staff members find their home in the new group, which is embedded in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

  • What does it take to write a play? UM students found out

    01-06-2022

    End of April, renowned Dutch theatre company Toneelgroep Maastricht offered UM students the opportunity to take part in a playwriting workshop, a Meet & Greet with actors and a visit to A Seagull, an adaptation of the famous play by Anton Chekhov.

  • Thesis awards for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence students

    17-05-2022

    Congratulations to Anna-Lena Krause, Krzysztof Cybulski and Frederik Calsius!

  • Eugène Dubois

    Lost to the archives

    11-04-2022

    In November 2021, four students of Maastricht University were selected to participate in an exclusive masterclass at the Maastricht Science Programme. Led by Goldschmidt, the students were given the opportunity to study the letters of Dubois: a local scientist who ultimately provided the first evidence of the evolutionary transition from apes to humans.

  • Kim Ragaert

    A second chance for plastic

    06-04-2022

    If we were to replace plastic with paper or glass, would the environment benefit? Surprisingly, no, says professor of Circular Plastics Kim Ragaert. She is calling for an alternative approach aimed at increasing awareness of and knowledge about recycling.

  • Maastricht University Challenge

    Maastricht University Challenge – beyond the Grand Finale

    14-12-2021

    Meet this year’s winners of the Maastricht University Challenge, where UM students and recent graduates can display and develop their social and entrepreneurial ideas with the support of industry coaches.

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