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  • Corona: some pupils are extra duped by first closure primary schools

    23-03-2021

    During the first school closure in primary education in the 2019/2020 school year as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, pupils from all backgrounds suffered a delay in learning growth compared to the previous years. However, the delay is greater for some pupils than for other pupils. This is shown by research by scientists at Maastricht University based on the National Cohort Research Education (NCO).

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    VerDus-Synthesis Study: Urban Sustainability Transitions: Energy, Climate, & Circularity

    23-03-2021

    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.

  • Lawyer

    The Maastricht Private Law Lecture by Prof. dr. Vincent Sagaert to take place on 22 April 2021

    20-03-2021

    The Maastricht Private Law Lecture, hosted by the Maastricht Department of Private Law, invites a distinguished scholar to address a topic related to the wide field of private law. Registration is free of charge.

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    Presumed consent for organ donation no guarantee for fewer deaths among organ patients.

    18-03-2021

    A presumed consent system for organ donation, where you are an organ donor unless you indicate that you do not want to, does not automatically lead to fewer deaths among organ patients. The positive expectations in this regard may need to be adjusted.

  • Launch

    Launch of the project CounterRisk: “New skills to face the risks of counterfeiting in consumer goods for children”.

    16-03-2021

    The project is funded by the European Commission within call 2020 Strategic Partnerships of Erasmus+ Programme. Dr. Caroline Cauffman will represent M-EPLI as an associated partner.

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    Survey - ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2021

    18-12-2020

    The consultation round on the upcoming ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2021 is herewith launched! Grab the opportunity to share your experiences with ITEM! Dossier suggestions can be made up to and including 18 January 2021.

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    Launch of the project PAX - Private International Law in Motion

    01-12-2020

    The project is funded by the Civil Justice Programme of the European Commission for a duration of two years and has the objective of familiarising future practitioners and judges with EU Private International Law.

  • European cross-border approaches to the corona crisis are hard to find

    20-11-2020

    Many European borders were closed this spring simply because governments were unable to make agreements about the various national corona measures, and not primarily due to public health considerations. This is the conclusion of the annual Cross-Border Impact Assessment by the Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross-border cooperation and Mobility/ITEM at Maastricht University.

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    ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2020 published

    20-11-2020

    In border regions, national approaches to managing the corona crisis sometimes seem absurd. This is shown by the Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2020 that expertise centre ITEM publishes today. The report on the cross-border coordination, or non-coordination, of crisis response during the ‘first wave’ of the COVID-19 pandemic is one of six dossiers that examine the impact of policy and legislation on cross-border regions.

  • Who should get the COVID-19 vaccine first?

    17-11-2020

    People with pre-existing medical conditions, ‘essential’ professions and virus spreaders should be vaccinated first. That is the result of a study where researchers asked a representative sample of 2000 Belgians who should get the upcoming COVID 19-vaccine first.

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