• The SmartBite team, consisting of UM students Onno Akkermans, Mitch Spronk and Pegah Keshaniyan, won the second Top Sector Chemistry Student Competition on 1 December during CHAINS 2015. 

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    Salary December 2015

    In December 2015 beside the end-of-year bonus you will receive a structural increase of salary of 1,25% (with retroactive effect to 1 September 2015) and under conditions a one-off gross payment of € 500 bruto (in the case of full-time employment).

  • MAASTRICHT, 1 December 2015 – A common microorganism in the gastrointestinal tract may be a precursor to the development of obesity in children.

  • The Global Health team clearly recognizes the importance of “employability”. They know that aside from the educational aspect of the programme, skills and a firm understanding of what “employers want” are vital if graduates are to meet the demands of the current job market.

  • People with hearing difficulties often find it hard to isolate a single sound in a noisy environment (e.g. when having a conversation in a busy cafe).

  • Many people living in slums fall victim to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other fatal lung diseases caused by household (indoor) air pollution.

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    UCM Open Day report

    On the 14th of November Maastricht University (UM) held its long awaited Bachelors Open Day and in spite of it being a cold, rain spattered November morning making the day slightly less than idyllic — people still turned up in droves. A total of 3100 registered students attended the UM Open Day.

  • Maastricht University will celebrate its fortieth anniversary in 2016. The anniversary activities will focus explicitly on the connection between the university and the city. Throughout the anniversary year, dozens of activities will be organised by and for students and staff.

  • A standing tutorial: is it healthier, better for group dynamics and learning? Experiments are being carried out at University College Maastricht and in the Maastricht Science Programme. 

  • Maastricht University is one of the best young universities in the world and was ranked eighth in the QS Top 50 under 50.