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  • On the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, paediatrician Edgar van Mil and psychologist Remco Havermans hold the Youth, Food and Health chair at Maastricht University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering.

  • Do you sometimes think ‘I would like to belong somewhere’ as a student at UM? Or are there times when you feel lonely? Since September 2021 you are welcome at the UM community (UMc). A community run by students for students that wants to make sure all UM students feel at home here and have company.

  • The MT500 is the annual report of a study into the reputation of Dutch companies and institutions among 'managers, decision-makers and executives'. UM's position in the MT500 rose sharply this year.

  • Recently, a work of art commemorating the cyberattack of 23 December 2019 has been on display in the main hall of the Aula at the Minderbroedersberg. In collaboration with the Arts and Heritage Committee, artist Richard Vijgen has created an installation that depicts the vulnerability of our world...

  • Rachel Barros Custódio’s affinity with fairness and justice started early when she looked around her Portuguese hometown of Lisbon and saw the mistreatment of animals. “A lot of people in Portugal treat their animals like things, sometimes even worse. They don’t view them as living creatures with...

  • The Maastricht Centre for European Law (MCEL) has released two videos highlighting projects of PhD researchers working at the Centre. The videos aim to increase the visibility of MCEL’s activities by spotlighting some of its main research strands.

  • No, the animals on the livestock farm do not have it best. But that applies just as much to many of our pets, says Professor Pim Martens in his book Animal Dignity. An animal that is used to living in a forest in Romania can't just be dropped into a flat in Amsterdam.

  • Sustainable UM 2030 has awarded three projects with a sustainability grant for education to further integrate sustainability into the course curricula. 

  • How can a more economic analysis strengthen our innovation policies to achieve a truly competitive digital single market?