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  • Personal growth and contributing to the local community during your studies, that is what Match is all about. This initiative offers students from Maastricht University volunteering opportunities where community engagement is a key component. This way, students can grow personally and professionally...

  • Researchers from Maastricht University and University Medical Centre Utrecht have shown that a ‘digital twin’ of 45 patients with heart failure can correctly predict the effectiveness of pacemaker treatment. A digital twin is a computer model that processes a variety of data from the clinic to...

  • Why do innocent people sometimes spend years in prison? EUREX is a registry of miscarriages of justice in Europe that ultimately led to exonerations. The aim is to prevent such mistakes being made in future.

  • CAPHRI welcomes Matty Crone as the new professor of Health Promotion; the connection between Prevention and Care. 

  • This year, during our 48th Dies Natalis, we had the privilege of awarding three honorary doctorates. Professor Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks were jointly conferred with an honorary doctorate, and Professor Christian Leuz was also granted an honorary doctorate.

  • Healthy eating is not only good for the body, but also for the brain. Research by Kevin Nijssen shows that elderly people who eat two handfuls of nuts every day had better memory and brain perfusion

  • Congratulations to Marieke Spreeuwenberg, who has been appointed as professor of Health Innovation and Digital Transformation as of January 1st, 2024!

  • Adriana Iamnitchi’s career appeared like a bed of roses. She served as a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida. Nonetheless, she sought out new challenges and moved to Maastricht, where she focused her research on social media.

  • In today’s global landscape, the connection between government policy and academic research is key for progress. Due to time constraints, government officials often overlook the benefits of academic research in their decisions. Academics, on the other hand, may be unsure about how to approach...

  • Maastricht University takes pride in the impressive initiatives that elevate the quality of our education. Therefore, we annually present the Wynand Wijnen Education Prize in honour of the staff members who make these initiatives possible and thereby contribute significantly to education.