• Paolo Balboni has been appointed as Professor of  ’Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law’ in the Faculty of Law. He will deliver his inaugural lecture on Friday 10 May 2019 at 16:30 precisely, in the Aula of Maastricht University (Minderbroedersberg 4-6).

  • From 7 April 2019 to 10 April 2019, ten students from the two universities and seven supervisors travelled to Switzerland to gain insights into the Swiss pension system. From ITEM, Anouk Bollen-Vandenboorn, Sander Kramer and Pim Mertens went along as supervisors. During this trip, Sander Kramer also...

  • Prof. dr. Ilja Arts, scientific director of the Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology was appointed as board member of NWO's Science Domain.

  • How can you further improve healthcare with the use of ‘big data’? That question is central to many scientific studies worldwide. Last month, two PhD candidates at Maastricht University defended their theses based on this same key question.

  • In vergelijking met hbo- en wo-studenten hebben mbo-studenten vaker te maken met problemen in verschillende leefgebieden.

  • Green Impact Challenge

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    The finishing line of Green Impact, UM’s sustainability competition, is fast approaching. The Faculty of Science and Engineering’s team is doing very well - even if their numbers-based approach at times fretted against the general focus on awareness over solutions…

  • The Maastricht team did a very good job in the semifinal of the René Cassin moot court competition and reached a 16th place (out of 52 competing teams).

  • Maastricht Science Programme is involved in the LHCb collaboration at CERN which has seen, for the first time, the matter–antimatter asymmetry, known as CP violation. This finding is sure to make it into the textbooks of particle physics.

  • Researchers at Maastricht UMC+ have shown that the medicine lacosamide has a positive effect on patients with small fibre neuropathy, a disorder in which people experience continuous pain.