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  • Faculty of Science and Engineering celebrates the Weekend of Science

    07-10-2022

    On 01 October, the Faculty of Science and Engineering opened its doors to host 'Weekend van de Wetenschap' (English: Weekend of Science).

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    ‘Let's remember people for who they were’

    29-04-2022

    We often know no more about war victims than their date of death and the way they died. Amanda Kluveld, associate professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, is committed to discovering more. She gives a face to victims of war, particularly the Second World War. In archives, she recently came across a number of extraordinary letters dating from this period.

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    UM scientists search for solutions to poverty and debt

    21-04-2022

    Scientists from the Brightlands Institute for Smart Society (BISS) at Maastricht University are helping to find solutions to poverty and debt.

  • New brochure provides guidance for self-employment across the border

    25-03-2022

    Cross-border business in the Euregio Maas-Rhine (EMR), i.e. business in the border area between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, offers many opportunities. But what are the general requirements for starting up a business in the different countries? And what do I need to pay attention to as an entrepreneur? These types of questions and more are covered in the new brochure "Crossing borders as a self-employed professional between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany".

  • When you are in the middle of it, you don't just quit

    25-02-2022

    Simon Schick (27) a PhD Candidate at Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM). He lives together with his fiancé in Dusseldorf. Simon is currently working on the Marie Sklodowska-Curie BioBased Value Circle Project.

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    Videos and podcast about language

    21-02-2022

    In the context of International Mother Language Day, we present a number of short videos about Maastricht University's language research.

  • (Highly) mobile workers in the creative sector in the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion (EMR) - How do you create a good fit?

    18-02-2022

    This issue was discussed on 17 February 2022 by the ITEM Expertise Centre with representatives of the specialised advisory and border information services in the cultural sector, as well as politicians and (local) authorities of the EMR. In successful cooperation with the ZZP-fabriek, the GrenzInfoPunt Aachen-Eurode (GIP) and the cooperation Smart, an online expert meeting in the shape of a round table was organised as part of the Interreg V youRegion project.

  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    Meet our women in science

    11-02-2022

    On International Women and Girls in Science day we like to highlight some of UM's women in science.

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    Survey - ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022

    16-12-2021

    The consultation round on the upcoming ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022 is herewith launched! Grab the opportunity to share your experiences with ITEM! Dossier suggestions can be made up to and including 23 January 2022.

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    “How sustainable is it? That is the question”

    03-12-2021

    Professor Yvonne van der Meer is investigating how companies can improve the sustainability of their products. She analyses every material, exposing the lifecycle in its entirety.

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