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.
Research conducted by ABN AMRO MeesPierson and Maastricht University found that Dutch people with a disposable income of at least €500,000 give an average of €7,915 per year to charities
The Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility / ITEM, established in 2015, has the important objective to identify the effects of laws and regulations for border regions. Therefore ITEM launched its Cross-border impact assessment in 2016. The results of this assessment are now published in the Cross-border impact assessment 2016 and make it clear that there are still many obstacles in the area of cross-border mobility.
Valedictory lecture by Prof. Gerard-René de Groot
Students at Maastricht University have developed a device that can detect the presence of certain bacteria. This device may help to prevent bacterial outbreaks in the future.
Large projects, in which it is known that later changes in management will occur, lead to greater miscalculations in the budget than situations in which such a change is not known in advance...
On Wednesday, 13 July 2016 the first 10 bachelor's students to complete the work/study track KnowledgeEngineering@Work, a programme unique in the Netherlands, graduated.
Who may compete for a country at the Olympics?
While the qualification rounds for the Rio Olympics received huge media attention, the underlying question regarding which country an athlete may compete for only makes headlines when prominent athletes change their country of representation.
Professor Ilja Arts, scientific director of the Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology (MaCSBio), announced at the first MaCSBio Science day on 17 May that the institute would focus on two research lines: systems medicine of chronic diseases and computational and systems neuroscience.
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