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  • SDB Barometer

    Halfway to 2030: Dutch organisations becoming more engaged with Sustainable Development Goals

    26-01-2023

    Since the 2015 adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 deadline, the first Dutch national SDG Barometer study shows that there is a lot to be optimistic about. 

  • 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.

  • Roundtable

    How can organisations become more compassionate, and then really?

    02-01-2023

    According to Harry Hummels, Professor of Ethics, Organisations and Society, the benefits of doing business in a compassionate way are huge.

  • UM SPORT_OMNIA

    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.

  • MOVARE

    Poor classroom air negatively affects learning performance

    09-12-2022

    Since the corona crisis, school ventilation has been in the spotlight, especially to prevent the spread of the SARS-Cov-2 virus. Research published today by Maastricht University (UM) shows that poor ventilation also affects the test scores of elementary school students and thus the core task of schools, good education.

  • Yvonne Henskens 1

    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.” 

  • Nils Kok

    Sympathetic, says professor Nils Kok on points plan against sky-high rents

    28-11-2022

    More middle-income people should be able to live in the city. That is why Minister Hugo de Jonge (Wonen) is this week coming up with a new regulation plan. Nils Kok responds.

  • 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.

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