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  • A knowledge agenda for a healthy urban environment

    27-02-2019

    In the soon-to-be completed first phase of ZonMw project "Making space for health in the city: towards a South Limburg knowledge agenda", knowledge gaps were identified about how our urban living environment influences health. A whole range of methods was employed. Let's highlight two methods that were a bit more out-of-the box.

  • GECCO

    GECCO – not preaching but doing sustainability

    14-02-2019

    GECCO is UCM's sustainability committee and their aim is to provide fellow students with green solutions to everyday problems.

  • ENLEB Interreg

    Siemen shares his ENLEB experience

    07-02-2019

    Siemen Brinksma started as a researcher at UM for the ENLEB project. In December he ended his valuable research and left for a world tour.

  • 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.

  • ICIS SMULL Inspiration letter

    Inspiration letter for City labs

    27-11-2018

    Nicole Rijkens-Klomp and Christian Scholl presented the new 'inspiration letter for City labs' during the Citymakers Congress in Rotterdam.

  • ICIS project 'Smarterlabs' heading towards finale

    27-11-2018

    Heading towards the end of the SmarterLabs project, the envisaged outcomes are getting concreter. The three dissemination workshops in Helsinki, Istanbul and Santander enriched the learnings of the team.

  • Klokhuis Science Award nominations

    Two UM research projects compete for the 2018 Klokhuis Science Award

    29-10-2018

    Two research projects from Maastricht University have been nominated for this year’s Klokhuis Science Award. The first, led by Pim Martens (ICIS), is a study of emotions in animals; the second, led by Christine Resch (FPN), is an investigation into the use of games to help improve the thinking functions of children with brain injuries.

  • Onderzoek naar een duurzame relatie tussen mens en dier

    Does my turtle look disappointed?

    23-10-2018

    To contribute to sustainable human–animal relationships, Bingtao Su, under the supervision of Pim Martens, researched the relationship between the ethical outlook of pet owners.

  • Make space for health in the city

    Make space for health in the city

    01-10-2018

    How does our living environment influence health and (un)healthy behavior, such as physical activity and participation in society?

  • ICIS - Urban greenspace as a motor for moving, meeting and relaxing

    Urban greenspace as a motor for moving, meeting and relaxing

    11-09-2018

    Under project name: 'Urban greenspace as a motor for moving, meeting and relaxing', ICIS will collaborate with the GGD and use a spatial computer model to assess benefits of greenspace for health in Maastricht.

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