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  • MaCSBio - Ilja Arts

    Ilja Arts appointed board member NWO Science Domain

    25-04-2019

    Prof. dr. Ilja Arts, scientific director of the Maastricht Centre for Systems Biology was appointed as board member of NWO's Science Domain.

  • Genetic modification

    Healthier crops through DNA modification

    29-03-2019

    It’s a major step forward on the road to sustainable agriculture and healthy food.

  • Penros and students

    The Road to Maastricht

    31-01-2019

    What would you ask someone who, in the words of the organizers, played a major role in the story of science in the last 70 years?

  • teun dekker

    “The only role I can play is myself”

    28-01-2019

    Teun Dekker, the political philosopher and first professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences Education in Europe, turns every lecture into a performance. The goal: reaching his students. Thursday 31st January he will deliver his inaugural lecture.

  • Reimagine Education Award DKE

    Two silver Reimagine Education Awards for KE@Work

    04-12-2018

    KE@Work won a silver award in the category Best Employer-University Partnership during the gala ceremony in San Francisco.

  • gideon koekoek

    Physics booming at UM

    14-11-2018

    Maastricht University is gearing up to conduct more research in the area of fundamental physics. “The aim is to put UM on the map as a physics institute, in the eyes of other researchers as well as the general public,” says Gideon Koekoek, who joined UM’s research group on gravitational waves in 2017.

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    Vitrojet, indispensable for electron microscopes

    02-11-2018

    Thanks to cryo-electron microscopy, scientists can see inside cells, all the way down to the molecular level. This revolution makes it possible to analyze the precise composition of the many thousands of proteins. It might also reveal the mysteries of how diseases such as Alzheimer’s or tuberculosis develop.

  • Maastricht University joins Einstein Telescope Coalition

    13-09-2018

    Maastricht University officially joined the Einstein Telescope Coalition of Nikhef (Dutch National Institute for Subatomic Physics) and KU Leuven. Prof. dr. Dr Martin Paul, chairman of the Executive Board of Maastricht University, today signed an agreement formalising UM’s participation.

  • Professors Wijnen and Drop honoured

    23-08-2018

    Professors Wynand Wijnen and Riet Drop are being posthumously honoured through the naming of a new classroom after each of them.

  • Maastricht University is a linchpin in national microscopy research

    12-04-2018

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is allocating more than 17 million euros in subsidies for the further development of a Dutch network for electron microscopy (NEMI). Almost 5 million of this will go to UM. From Maastricht, the M4I institute of university professors Ron Heeren (mass spectrometry) and Peter Peters (cryo-electron microscopy) is one of the initiators of NEMI.

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