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  • Keuzegids Bachelors 2019

    Keuzegids Bachelors 2020: three UM Colleges stable at the top

    27-11-2019

    The three Liberal Arts colleges of Maastricht University retain their top positions in the Keuzegids Bachelors 2020.

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    Research into Japanese puzzles prompts London adventure for master's student

    26-11-2019

    A love for Japanese culture snowballed into a London conference trip for Lianne Hufkens, master's student Artificial Intelligence.

  • Anne Roefs helps people to lose weight in a sustainable way

    Anne Roefs, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience of Abnormal Eating

    26-11-2019

    Anne's extra mile in health: Training your mind for sustainable weight loss

    The “Eat-Lab” –officially the Research Group Eating Disorders & Obesity – which is headed by Anne, conducts different kinds of research into behaviour and psychological processes in relation to abnormal eating and obesity (www.eetonderzoek.nl). One particular research project is aimed at developing a personalised and self-learning app for people who are overweight or obese.

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    Do algorithms help make healthcare better?

    25-11-2019

    How can you further improve healthcare with the use of ‘big data’? That question is central to many scientific studies worldwide. At Maastricht University, the research group led by Professor of Clinical Data Sciences André Dekker is also working on answers to this question.

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    New civil servants law increases uncertainty for cross-border workers

    22-11-2019

    From 1 January 2020, a new Dutch law regarding the legal status of civil servants can prevent certain employees of Dutch universities from working at home. In a change from the current situation, from January on it matters to cross-border workers how much time they work in the office or from home.

  • How safe is it to drink from recycled cups?

    15-11-2019

    On 15 November, Professor Dick T.H.M. Sijm gave his inaugural address, entitled ‘There is more behind the label’, and accepted the function of Associate Professor at Maastricht University (UM). He will work at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, University College Venlo in Venlo. His chair is called: Food safety in a sustainable economy.

  • Young Universities for the Future of Europe build European University

    08-11-2019

    The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance was present in Brussels yesterday during the kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative. YUFE is one of the 17 alliances of European universities selected by the European Commission to develop and implement the first models for a European University.

  • Prof. Dr. Mark Winands

    Mark Winands appointed as professor of Machine Reasoning

    04-11-2019

    Mark Winands has been appointed as professor of Machine Reasoning at the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE).

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    ITEM researcher co-authors WODC study on migration of asylum permit holders

    01-11-2019

    On Thursday 10 October, a report concerning migration of asylum permission holders was published by the Research and Documentation Centre of the Ministry of Security and Justice (WODC) and Statistics Netherlands (CBS). This report is co-authored by Marloes de Hoon, a PhD candidate who is conducting research into mobility of refugees under the umbrella of the Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility (ITEM) at Maastricht University and affiliated to Statistics Netherlands. The report is co-authored with Arjen Leerkes, professor at Maastricht University and research fellow at WODC.

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