News

  • On 6 June 2024, the Globalisation & Law Network held a seminar featuring Dr. Christina Eckes, Professor of European Law at the University of Amsterdam.

  • During his farewell lecture, Professor of Marketing and Service Innovation Jos Lemmink received the Tans Medal, UM's highest distinction, honouring those who have made a significant contribution to the development of the university.

  • On 22 May 2024, the Globalisation & Law Network had the pleasure of welcoming Professor Ulf Linderfalk, who presented his monograph 'The International Legal System as a System of Knowledge' (Edward Elgar, 2022).

  • Neuroscientist Dennis Hernaus investigates the reward system in our brain. How does this ‘brain network’ ensure that we become motivated? 

  • On June 12th, the research spearhead Fair & Smart Data (FSD) hosted an internal workshop to explore the impact of various EU regulations on agrifood value chains. This workshop focused on exchanging knowledge and a first assessment for further research regarding the effects of those regulations on...

  • Bas van Hooren conducted NUTRIM research on preventing injuries and on the future of personalized sports. He defended his PhD, June 17th.

  • Janosch Prinz received, together with Enzo Rossi (UvA) and Manon Westpahl (Münster), a €310,000 Gerda Henkel Foundation grant for the project “Contours of a Non-Oligarchic Democratic Future”.

  • “Accountants will save the world”, said Peter Bakker about ten years ago in an interview with Harvard Business Review. Peter Bakker is a Dutch businessman, who serves since 2012 as the president of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development - WBCSD. The WBCSD is a global alliance of CEOs...

  • On 30 May 2024, MERIAN inaugurated the Art & Science Lab at University College Maastricht. The space located at Heksenstraat 8 has been equipped for a variety of uses including meetings, classes, exhibitions, performances as well as a working area for some of our PhD candidates.

  • Programming quantum computers, like the quantum computer itself, is still in its early stages. Quantum computing researchers tend to be physicists, mathematicians, or computer scientists who have a special interest in the mathematical framework of quantum mechanics.