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    Wolfgang Giernalczyk appointed as Department Head and Programme Director of UCM

    20-01-2023

    The Faculty of Science and Engineering has appointed Wolfgang Giernalczyk, as Department Head and Programme Director of UCM.

  • His days in the Netherlands seem numbered, but in Europe Rutte is actually powerful

    03-01-2023

    Prime Minister Rutte's position in Europe is quite strong," observes EU expert Mathieu Segers, professor of European History at Maastricht University.

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    Workout in the morning or afternoon?

    02-01-2023

    At what time of day is the best time to exercise? Scientists Patrick Schrauwen and Mathijs Hesselink are trying to find out through research.

  • Happy cows make a soft humming sound

    21-12-2022

    Bijzonder hoogleraar Taalcultuur Leonie Cornips ziet in ieder geval verregaande vormen van verbale en non-verbale communicatie tussen koeien onderling en de dieren en hun verzorgers.

  • Why you gain weight after dieting

    19-12-2022

    Why you gain weight after dieting? Edwin Mariman is a professor at Maastricht University (MaCSBio) and conducted research on the yo-yo effect.

  • Mark Winands

    Machines that can improvise

    15-12-2022

    Computers are already capable of making independent decisions in familiar situations. But can they also apply knowledge to new facts? Mark Winands, the new professor of Machine Reasoning at the Department of Advanced Computing Sciences, develops computer programs that behave as rational agents.

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    Chemistry in the kitchen

    30-11-2022

    Professor of Clinical Chemistry Yvonne Henskens has prepared for this interview by laying out her most important cookbooks and whipping up a fig cake with eggs from her own chickens. “I prefer to make everything myself: bread, cheese, mayonnaise. I want to know how it works—in that sense I’m still a chemist.” 

  • The lifecycle of SARS-CoV-2

    18-11-2022

    What happens if a SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus enters your lung? This molecular animation visualises how the virus particle can take over the host cell and turns it into a virus factory. Eventually, the host cell produces so many viral particles that it dies and releases numerous new virus particles.

  • Sciences on the Chemelot site

    11-11-2022

    At industrial complex Chemelot in Geleen, education, knowledge institutions, business and industry meet.

  • A grocers' bag full of vegetables

    Maastricht researchers develop testing device for fruit and vegetables

    19-10-2022

    Maastricht researchers develop testing device for fruit and vegetables

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