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    Wolfgang Giernalczyk appointed as Department Head and Programme Director of UCM

    20-01-2023

    The Faculty of Science and Engineering has appointed Wolfgang Giernalczyk, as Department Head and Programme Director of UCM.

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    Tackling drug related organised crime requires determining course

    20-12-2022

    In recent years, with additional funding from the government, several local, regional and national projects have been launched to tackle and nip undermining crime in the bud. This has raised awareness in the Netherlands about the seriousness of that problem and the need to tackle it together. It is therefore high time for a further course of action, according to research by Maastricht University and the Erasmus School of Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

  • Why you gain weight after dieting

    19-12-2022

    Why you gain weight after dieting? Edwin Mariman is a professor at Maastricht University (MaCSBio) and conducted research on the yo-yo effect.

  • Mark Winands

    Machines that can improvise

    15-12-2022

    Computers are already capable of making independent decisions in familiar situations. But can they also apply knowledge to new facts? Mark Winands, the new professor of Machine Reasoning at the Department of Advanced Computing Sciences, develops computer programs that behave as rational agents.

  • Sciences on the Chemelot site

    11-11-2022

    At industrial complex Chemelot in Geleen, education, knowledge institutions, business and industry meet.

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    The urgency of facilitating working from home by cross-border workers

    08-11-2022

    The ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2021 took a closer look at the tax and social security implications of homeworking by cross-border workers in the homeworking dossier. Together with the Secretariat-General of the Benelux Union, the ITEM Expertise Centre organised the Benelux - ITEM Conference "The Future of Work - Working from Home from a Cross-Border Perspective" on Thursday 13 October 2022 in Brussels.

  • A grocers' bag full of vegetables

    Maastricht researchers develop testing device for fruit and vegetables

    19-10-2022

    Maastricht researchers develop testing device for fruit and vegetables

  • Center for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation

    Solving world issues through food

    11-10-2022

    "In ten years more than a thousand students here will be working on social issues around agriculture, sustainability and nutrition," predicts Dean Thomas Cleij of Maastricht's Faculty of Science and Engineering.

  • 'Gut is our second brain'

    10-10-2022

    Our intestines are oh so important, but in science they get the short end of the stick. Microbiologist Koen Venema is doing research with artificial intestines. "They are the key to your health."

  • Neanderthal lives on in modern humans

    05-10-2022

    Brand-new Nobel Prize winner Svante Pääbo managed to bring ancient DNA to life and unravel it. UM professor of palaeo-ecology José Joordens explains how special and valuable this is. 

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