Aantal mensen met overgewicht stijgt: Verleiding ongezonde producten te groot'19-05-2022
Het aantal mensen met overgewicht en diabetes stijgt. Om te bepalen of iemand te zwaar is, wordt gekeken naar de BMI. Maar wat zegt je BMI eigenlijk over je gezondheid? En wat kan de overheid doen om het aantal mensen met overgewicht terug te dringen? Obesitas-onderzoeker Gijs Goossens vertelt erover in een interview met nu.nl.
Mark Post's mission: cultured meat03-12-2021
Mark Post is a man on a mission. The environmental damage caused by livestock farming is far too great and must be dramatically reduced. His contribution? Cultured meat. These days, he’s not just a scientist, but also the director of Mosa Meat, a business that has drawn 75 million Euros in investments. And no, he’s not a vegetarian.
Maastricht University Library celebrates International Open Access Week 202125-10-2021
International Open Access Week 2021 will take place from 25-31 October. This year we are paying extra attention to new developments, services and tips. We are launching a new OA Journal Browser, a preprint guide, and organising drop-in sessions. But there's more. Read on and discover seven ways to celebrate Open Access Week 2021 with us.
Available Open Access APC arrangements and discounts to make use of when you submit your next paper04-08-2021
Guide with available Open Access APC deals and discounts for submitting UM and MUMC+ authors. In this guide, an overview of the available arrangements and how you can use these deals.
10 selection criteria to consider when you search for the right journal for your article06-07-2021
10 selection criteria to consider when you search for the right journal for your article. Let us help you with our 10-step guide to find journals where you could submit your manuscript.
VerDus-Synthesis Study: Urban Sustainability Transitions: Energy, Climate, & Circularity23-03-2021
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.
Dutch research institutions and Elsevier agreed on a new extensive agreement20-05-2020
The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), the Dutch Federation of University Medical Centers (NFU), the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and Elsevier announced that they have entered into a national agreement. Maastricht University and MUMC+ participate in this contract that runs until 2025.
Maastricht University provides a new, secure service that connects DataHub with DataverseNL14-04-2020
Researchers using the DataHub storage services now have the opportunity to make a dataset openly available via DataverseNL. From now on you can copy (parts of) a dataset from DataHub to DataverseNL with just one push of a button.
Pure & UM Research Publications completely renewed17-02-2020
Pure and associated services, such as the Research Publications portal, are completely renewed. Pure was not available for weeks due to the cyber attack but has been back online since Monday 17 February. Preparations continued during the downtime so that the previously planned migration could be maintained without additional inconvenience for users.
Dutch research institutions and Elsevier reach framework agreement19-12-2019
VSNU, NFU, NWO and Elsevier have reached a framework agreement. In the short term, this means that from January 2020 we will have access to all online journals from Elsevier and UM scholars can publish Open Access in all Elsevier journals – Full OA and Hybrid – without paying APC.
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