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  • Ola Wróblewska

    Recipe book for bioplastic from sugar beet

    19-12-2018

    How do you cook a sugar beet to obtain bioplastics? Ola Wróblewska answered this question in her dissertation, with with she earned the first ever doctorate at the Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials.

  • lightbulb

    How the right lighting saves on your heating costs

    30-11-2018

    The intensity and colour of lighting influence heating costs. Moreover, the right lighting contributes to a healthier indoor climate in offices and other buildings. This is demonstrated in Marije te Kulve’s research, with which she obtained her PhD at Maastricht University (UM) this week.

  • Cross-border healthcare not standard practice

    19-10-2018

    International collaboration in healthcare is not standard practice, even in border regions, according to a recent study by Maastricht University and Uniklinik RWTH Aachen.

  • Feature

    VDMA/Paul Schlack prize

    27-09-2018

    For his groundbreaking work on the implementation of graphene in next-generation textiles, AMIBM postdoc Dr. Benjamin Weise was awarded two PhD prices: At first, the Paul Schlack Man-Made Fiber Award 2018 was dedicated to Dr. Weise during the opening session of the annually held Global Fiber Convention (GFC) in Dornbirn/Austria from September 13-15.

  • Chest pain

    Chest pain: to refer or not to refer?

    31-07-2018

    Can the referral of patients with chest pain from the general practitioner to the cardiologist be more efficient? Researchers from the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) and Maastricht University will answer this question in the near future.

  • Tapijnkazerne

    Maastricht University awards the redevelopment of the Tapijnkazerne to Mertens Bouwbedrijf

    04-07-2018

    Mertens Bouwbedrijf in Weert was chosen to execute the first phase in the redevelopment of the Tapijnkazerne in Maastricht. Following a short tender procedure, Maastricht University (UM) decided Tuesday to award the contract to Mertens Bouwbedrijf BV.

  • Blastocyst-like structures generated solely from stem cells

    Forming model embryos from stem cells in the lab

    02-05-2018

    Scientists from the MERLN Institute and the Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) have successfully created in the laboratory embryo-like structures from mouse stem cells. These model embryos resemble natural ones to the extent that, for the first time, they implant into the uterus and initiate pregnancy.

  • Baadjou

    The taboo surrounding pain symptoms in musicians

    31-01-2018

    It is important for music academies to focus on the health of its students, according to Vera Baadjou, a PhD candidate at Maastricht University.

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