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  • A matter of courage

    20-10-2022

    The new dean of SBE, Marielle Heijltjes, is a product of Maastricht University. In 1985 she was among only the second cohort of business-economics students. “When I take office as SBE dean, I’ll be the first alum and the first woman in that role. I’ve always thought fondly of the school."

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    Well-being key focus at conference on healthy buildings

    06-10-2022

    While the energy crisis forces us more than ever to look critically at the climate in our buildings, it is important not to lose sight of the well-being of the users.

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    Technology and equal opportunities in education

    29-09-2022

    Technology can increase as well as decrease inequality in education. That is the conclusion of professor of education Carla Haelermans of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) in Maastricht. She conducted years of research on the subject and will deliver her inaugural address at Maastricht University on Friday 30 September. 

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    Congratulations to Hannah Brodersen who has been awarded the Modderman Prize 2022

    16-09-2022

    Hannah Brodersen, currently working as a postdoc at the Université de Neuchâtel (Switzerland), was awarded the Prize for her Doctoral thesis ‘Longer than life: How the ICTY strengthened the rule of law in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia’.

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    Labour market frictions have negative impact on climate policy

    13-09-2022

    New publication in Dutch about the effects of the energy transition and climate policy on labour market frictions

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    "Sustainability reporting: panacea or pacifier?"

    31-08-2022

     In his farewell lecture on 8 September, Professor Ruud G.A. Vergoossen, Professor of International Financial Accounting, will indicate what opportunities and threats he sees with regard to sustainability reporting. He will also discuss the role of the accountant. 

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    Your gut microbiota is affecting your decisions

    26-08-2022

    Your gut microbiota is affecting your decisions

  • How Greed and Crime Erode Professional Football and We All Look the Other Way

    Ostrageous: how greed and crime erode professional football and we all look the other way

    19-08-2022

    “The European professional football industry is highly vulnerable to money-laundering schemes and major tax fraud, but people both inside and outside the industry are collectively looking the other way.”

  • Chess Air Pollution

    Blue sky thinking – the hidden threat of fine particulate pollution

    16-08-2022

    For three years in a row, Steffen Künn and colleagues went to a seven-week-long chess tournament in Cologne to establish a link between levels of air pollution and cognitive performance. The somewhat alarming results were eagerly scooped up by the media, but it took even more data to convince the academic community that air pollution might affect our economy.

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    Two SBE academics receive Marie Curie fellowships

    28-07-2022

    Roman Briker and Fynn Gerken, two talented academics from Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics (SBE),  were recently awarded Marie Sklodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships for their research on Artificial Intelligence.

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