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    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.

  • 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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    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.

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    Research into a national rollout of the Healthy Primary School of the Future

    20-11-2019

    The healthy primary school is the future. This is evident from the choice of the municipalities of Brunssum, Heerlen, Sittard-Geleen and Maastricht to launch Healthy Primary School of the Future projects.

  • NWO Physics Valorisation Prize for UM Professor Ron Heeren

    18-11-2019

    This year, the prize for the best knowledge utilisation in physics goes to Ron Heeren (M4I). He works on improving clinical diagnostics by means of mass spectrometry imaging.

  • 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.

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    BReIN to tackle Alzheimer’s using big data

    04-11-2019

    Earlier this year Jos Kleinjans, professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Maastricht University (UM), received the final word on a multi-year, multi-million-euro contribution to his brainchild, the Brightlands e-Infrastructure for Neurohealth (BReIN for short). This research institute will open up new horizons in the application of big data in healthcare. 

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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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