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    An algorithm-mad surfer

    21-10-2020

    In 2016 Marta Dávila Mateu, now a graduate of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering, moved to Maastricht, a city completely unknown to her. Her choice turned out to be a double-edged sword. She found the lack of skate culture depressing, but enjoyed her studies, especially the focus on the mathematics behind data.

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    From law student to permanent resident of the Netherlands

    12-10-2020

    In this new series, we ‘travel through time’ with UM alumni through their working lives. What was their childhood ambition, where are they working now and where do they see themselves in 10 years’ time? This time: Lydia Liu (Chinese name: Yueying Liu), a graduate from China who decided to stay in the Netherlands after her studies...

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    When love for coffee and cycling comes together

    12-10-2020

    Discover the stories behind UM alumni businesses, creative projects, special hobbies, and so on. Time to get inspired! Today we lift the curtain on Fixed Gear Coffee, a coffee shop brand run by Maastricht University alumni and lovers Brian and Shivani.

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    Maastricht University to enter quantum computing collaboration with IBM

    05-10-2020

    Maastricht University will become the first Dutch university to enter the IBM Q Network. The goal of the collaboration is to develop the high-performance computation power required for two next-generation advanced physics detectors.

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    Brightlands Future of Farming Institute: driving innovative strength in North Limburg

    01-10-2020

    Maastricht University is setting up a new institute to shore up Limburg’s innovative strength and contribute to the technological innovation that is needed to find answers to the major social issues in the agri-food sector.

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    Groundbreaking research project AMIBM starts in fourth package NWO Open Competition - XS

    23-09-2020

    Maastricht University researcher, Jordy Saya, working at AMIBM is one of the 24 lucky ones whose research project 'Learning from Nature to Synthesize Peptides and Proteins' was honored by NWO.

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    IDS researcher wins grant about food health claims

    21-09-2020

    What can we learn about the health claims that manufacturers make about foods by applying data science?

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    AMIBM: University collaboration at Brightlands

    17-09-2020

    Eighty years ago, DSM opened its central laboratory for fundamental research in Geleen. Now the old lab is part of the Brightlands Chemelot Campus. This coming fall, the Festival Feel the Chemistry will look back on eighty years of innovation and will also look ahead to the future. Maastricht University is one of the founders of the campus and is closely involved in the developments. It’s at the heart of the campus, as is the Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials.

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