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  • More fish for the food bank

    15-11-2021

    Can we make food bank customers happy with bycatch? Madhura Rao, researcher at Maastricht University, wanted to know whether donating excess caught fish to food banks would be a welcome addition to the packages and contribute to reducing food waste.

  • ETpathfinder

    International gravitational wave laboratory opens in Maastricht

    08-11-2021

    Demissionary Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven will open ETpathfinder in Maastricht this afternoon. The state-of-the-art physics laboratory will serve as a testing ground for the development of technologies for future gravitational wave detectors.

  • erespeld Venlo voor Martin Paul

    Martin Paul receives city of Venlo's badge of honour

    08-09-2021

    UM President Martin Paul received the badge of honour ('erespeld) of the city of Venlo on 7 September from Mayor Scholten.

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  • Cross-border research centre to enhance understanding of the microbiome

    07-05-2021

    Scientists based in the border area of the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany will work together to gain more insight into the functioning of the microbiome: the trillions of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microbes that live in and on our bodies. To this end, the researchers are today launching the Euregional Microbiome Center.

  • Corona: some pupils are extra duped by first closure primary schools

    23-03-2021

    During the first school closure in primary education in the 2019/2020 school year as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, pupils from all backgrounds suffered a delay in learning growth compared to the previous years. However, the delay is greater for some pupils than for other pupils. This is shown by research by scientists at Maastricht University based on the National Cohort Research Education (NCO).

  • VerDus-synthesestudie

    VerDus-Synthesis Study: Urban Sustainability Transitions: Energy, Climate, & Circularity

    23-03-2021

    How do we involve citizens in the sustainability transition? When do they start participating? What solutions could reliably count on wide public support and how do we find these? What implications could such an approach have for governmental practices? What barriers do sustainable solutions encounter at the institutional level and how could these be overcome?

    By synthesizing the results of twelve different research projects, Joop de Kraker and René Kemp (Maastricht Sustainability Institute) try to provide answers to questions like these.

  • PhD defence Ayokunu Adedokun

    The Complex Road to Sustainable Peace in Divided Societies

    19-12-2016

    What factors can help prevent warring parties from reverting to violence and instead create a sustainable peace? This is the central question at the heart of the PhD thesis ‘Sustainable Peacebuilding in Divided Societies’ defended by Ayokunu Adedokun on 20 December 2016.

  • Commemorating the Maastricht Treaty

    EU & ME: Commemorating 25 Years of the Maastricht Treaty

    12-12-2016

    On 9 December 2016, leading politicians, scholars and interested parties followed the invitation of the municipality of Maastricht to attend the 25th anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty.

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