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  • His second novel, The Invisibles, was recently published to high praise in the major Dutch newspapers. Author Frank Nellen is still floored by the response. Winning the Nederlandse Boekhandelsprijs 2024, a Dutch book award that is awarded by Dutch booksellers, was the cherry on top of the cake. It...

  • De campus in Geleen is eind mei gastheer voor de Brightlands Polymer Days 2024 met het thema 'To bond or not to bond?'. Een internationaal congres voor wetenschappers, studenten, bedrijfsleven en kenniswerkers. Twee volle dagen met presentaties van zowel gelouterde sprekers als jonge onderzoekers op...

  • Effective January 1, Ingrid Vermeer has been appointed CEO of Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. Vermeer has been the interim director since July 1, 2023, and is ultimately responsible for the further strengthening and expansion of the ecosystem at the Venlo campus, including real estate.

  • Walter Pijls is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen.

  • NUTRIM has a new professor since 1 January 2024. Congratulations Andrzej. This is a professorship in the title of top reference/top clinical care, embedded within the NUTRIM Department of Plastic Surgery. Read more on his chair.

  • The Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers has nominated engineer Kim Ragaert and student team SublimeStone for the award of best Dutch engineer and best Dutch student team in 2024. Both are among the last three finalists in their respective categories. Do you want the best engineers to win? Now is...

  • As of February 1st, 2024, emeritus professor Maria Jansen has been appointed as an independent external confidant for PhD candidates at FHML/Maastricht UMC+.

  • Educational systems are resilient systems, with technology functioning as an essential tool to overcome the shocks. The pandemic made educational systems realize they possess great capacity to overcome hurdles and create awareness that universities should use their potential to innovate. This blog...

  • When nitrous oxide (laughing gas) is used recreationally, its presence remains detectable in the breath and bloodstream for at least 60 minutes after inhalation, and the development of an instrument to measure it is technically feasible. These were among the findings of a study at Maastricht...

  • On 30 January 2024, the Globalization & Law Network had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Simona Demková, Assistant Professor in EU law at Leiden University. During the seminar, Simona presented her project focused on the EU’s human-centered digital transformation and funded by the Leiden University...