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    Introductory Interview - Diogo Cotta


    Diogo Cotta, Assistant Professor at Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, gives a brief introduction to his roles and resposibilities within UM and BISCI. He explains in brief the research that he is currently working on, the current project at BISCI and living in the Netherlands.

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    Double PhD programme established with QUT to study social robots


    Mark Steins is SBE’s first ever PhD in our new double PhD programme established with our esteemed partner QUT (Queensland University of Technology). As part of his research, Mark will carry out part of his research here in Maastricht, observing social robots in restaurants and in aged care centres. He will also do part of his research in Brisbane, where he will have access to the QUT’s behavioural lab at the BEST centre.


    Blog: Nouvelle Année, Nouvelle Procurement!


    Operational excellence and product leadership depends on regular first-hand information exchange with the best suppliers on the market and on a deep understanding of the world beyond these suppliers. For 2021, let us take inspirtaion from Paul Bocuse and his procurement principle.

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    AI and the people: co-creating for the future of work


    The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated digitalisation, intensifying considerations of how society should deal with the rapid increase of technology-driven change. It is for this reason that Dr. Marie-Christine Fregin and her colleagues joined forces with industry and policymakers to understand how technological change can be transformed into social progress.


    Introductory Interview - Prof. Dr. Frank Rozemeijer


    Prof. Dr. Frank Rozemeijer, NEVI Professor at Maastricht University, gives a brief introduction to his multiple roles and resposibilities within UM and externally as well. He shares his experience with academia, practice and finding the right balance between the two.

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    'Thanks to my research, I'm finally empowered to speak out against menstrual stigmatisation'


    Thanks to her research, Master's student in Public Policy and Human Development Riesa van Doorn has felt empowered to speak out against menstrual stigmatisation in Nepal. In this blog post, Riesa shares her own experience, tying this to her research for her master's thesis, which focuses on shifting perceptions towards harmful menstrual practices in Nepal. 

  • Who should get the COVID-19 vaccine first?


    People with pre-existing medical conditions, ‘essential’ professions and virus spreaders should be vaccinated first. That is the result of a study where researchers asked a representative sample of 2000 Belgians who should get the upcoming COVID 19-vaccine first.

  • Paul Smeets one of the 100 'most influential people in Dutch philanthropy'


    Paul Smeets, professor at the School of Business and Economics, has won 67th place on De Dikke Blauwe 100, the annual ranking of 100 'most influential people in Dutch philanthropy'.

  • MaastrichtMBA among the world’s best sustainable MBAs


    UMIO’s MaastrichtMBA programme moves up the grade on sustainable development as it impressively managed to rank 16th globally in the newly published 2020 Better World MBA Ranking organised by Corporate Knights.

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    Andy Mackenzie awarded a Veni grant for his project 'Robust decentralized institutions'


    We are happy to announce that SBE’s Andy Mackenzie was awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros by the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for his project on robust decentralized institutions.

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