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    “Why not move Carnival to summer?”

    24-09-2020

    Christian Hoebe, professor of Social Medicine and head of Infectious Disease Control at the GGD Zuid-Limburg, discusses his passion for social medicine, his childhood in Alkmaar and, of course, the fight against COVID-19.

  • Research shows urgent need to teach healthy habits in primary school

    21-09-2020

    Children’s health improves if they have a healthy lunch at school, get varied exercise and are taught in class about healthy behaviour. These are the findings of the ‘Healthy Primary School of the Future’ project, the final results of which will be announced during a symposium in Venlo on Tuesday, September 22.

  • Patients with severe COPD benefit from a daily dose of morphine

    18-08-2020

    The daily use of low-dose morphine tablets by patients with a severe form of the lung disease COPD has a positive effect on quality of life, and has no negative side effects. These are the findings of a recent study by Cindy van den Berg-Verberkt and Dr Daisy Janssen of the Ciro knowledge centre and Maastricht University (UM).

  • ERC grant Marc Vooijs
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    Parenting in times of crisis

    13-08-2020

    “Be supportive and open.” This is Dr Anita Vreugdenhil’s advice to parents when it comes to communicating with their children about the corona crisis. Vreugdenhil is a paediatrician at the Maastricht UMC+ and founder and head of the Centre for Overweight Adolescent and Children’s Healthcare (COACH).

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    How to make ethically responsible corona policy?

    25-06-2020

    Associate Professor in public health ethics Peter Schröder-Bäck studied the effects of the European debt crisis on health. He is now advising  policymakers across Europe on the ethics of responding to the corona crisis.

  • Philippe Lambin

    Obtaining research grants in times of corona

    25-06-2020

    A video interview with Prof. Philippe Lambin

  • Maurice Zeegers

    ‘This is a golden age for science’

    12-06-2020

    Maurice Zeegers is not only professor of Complex Genetics and Epidemiology, but also scientific director of the Maastricht research school CAPHRI (Care and Public Health Research Institute). And during these corona times, he also functions as research partner of the WHO Evidence Collaborative. A discussion about the delicate balance between scientific rigour and social impact.

  • Thomson Medal 2020 awarded to Ron Heeren

    25-05-2020

    The International Mass Spectrometry Foundation (IMSF) today announced the award of the 2020 Thomson Medal to Maastricht University’s Prof. Ron Heeren and Prof. Alison Ashcroft of the University of Leeds.

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