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    UM professors contribute to the Dutch pension reforms

    27-06-2019

    At Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics (SBE), our academics regularly carry out research that has a direct impact on society. Today, we sit down with one of these academics: Professor Antoon Pelsser who regularly contributes to the nation-wide debate surrounding pension funds in the Netherlands.

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    Meet the team conducting research on the exciting future of Augmented Reality

    12-06-2019

    Housed at SBE, the Augmented Research Initiative is a global research group dedicated to studying AR technologies for Marketing. The group investigates the value-added through AR applications in a variety of B2C and B2B contexts, such as online and offline retail, warehousing and logistics.

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    Vacancy Postdoctoral researcher “digital heritage”

    28-05-2019

    Postdoctoral researcher, “digital heritage” at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Society Studies, Maastricht University 0,8fte, 20 months

  • Jarrod

    Creating an inclusive social innovation ecosystem in Lesvos, Greece

    24-05-2019

    In May, Dr Jarrod Ormiston, Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship, was a keynote speaker at the Changemakers Summit in Lesvos where he presented his insights from the Inter agency (UNCTAD / IOM / UNHCR) Policy Guide on Entrepreneurship for Refugees and Migrants.

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    Dean Peter Møllgaard on the value of university rankings

    22-05-2019

    Each year, various publications such as the Financial Times and Times Higher Education release university rankings, rating schools on various criteria to indicate which programmes offer the best educational investment. Although there are differing views on what these ratings actually reveal, Peter Møllgaard, SBE’s Dean for the last year, believes they are quite valuable.  

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    Meet Melanie Feeney: an advocate of interdisciplinary research

    17-05-2019

    Originally from Australia, Melanie Feeney's career path includes the completion of a master's degree in sustainability in Sydney, research on sustainable business in remote and rural Australia and Southeast Asia as well as a role as Education Development Officer at UM. Building on her extensive experience, Feeney has decided to now focus her research on how organisations transition towards sustainability, under the umbrella of the SBE research theme Sustainable Development.

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    Precious Plastic Maastricht – the potential of waste

    09-05-2019

    Precious Plastic Maastricht is currently setting up a local recycling workspace that turns plastic waste into entirely new goods, such as bins, beams, 3D printer filaments, and much more.

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    Wake up, immune system!!

    07-05-2019

    A report about the UM research on immunotherapy to fight cancer, including the promising results.

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    Report on NACCA/MACCH symposium 2019

    02-05-2019

    The concluding NACCA conference was a joint event in collaboration with The Maastricht Centre for Arts and Culture, Conservation and Heritage (MACCH) and the Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht. It took place in the inspiring setting of the Jan van Eyck Academie.

  • Philip Schacht

    The Maastricht Debate 2019: a student's opinion

    30-04-2019

    The Maastricht debate, a political debate between the “Spitzenkandidaten” of the leading European parties took place last Monday, 29 April at the theatre at the Vrijthof. Simultaneously, the debate was live broadcast on the Vrijthof square for all interested spectators who did not get the chance to join the debate inside the theatre. A unique aspect of this debate was that it targeted in particular young voters.

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