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  • Kateřina Staňková

    Kateřina Staňková and team win $50.000 to outsmart thyroid cancer

    13-12-2018

    Kateřina Staňková, assistant professor at the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE), co-led her team through a great challenge, resulting in a seed grant to advance their strategy to combat thyroid cancer.

  • 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.

  • Kick off MCICM

    Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music officially begins its research

    26-11-2018

    The Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) officially began work on September 1st, 2018. On the same date, Peter Peters, professor at Maastricht University, began his position as director of the centre with a team of two postdocs, two PhD students, one artistic researcher, one research assistant.

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    KE@Work shortlisted for 2018 Reimagine Education awards

    15-11-2018

    The honours path for bachelor students of the Data Science and Knowledge Engineering programme, KnowledgeEngineering@Work or KE@Work, is shortlisted for the 2018 Reimagine Education awards. The reputable Reimagine awards seek to reward education innovators from around the globe.

  • 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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    Interview Prof. Peters on Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM)

    09-10-2018

    Prof. Peter Peters (Prof. on Innovation of Classical Music) was interviewed by Observant (independent university magazine of Maastricht University) on the launch and mission of the Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM). 

  • Technasia partnership agreement

    Maastricht University partners with technical secondary schools in Limburg to strengthen connections

    01-10-2018

    On 1 October, Stichting Technasium and UM signed a partnership agreement with nine science-based secondary education schools in Limburg. 

  • 1 study & 3 jobs

    20-09-2018

    Three Artificial Intelligence alumni talk about their work. Marloes van Eijk is a data scientist/advisor at the Public Prosecution Service, Gijs-Jan Roelofs is a freelance consultant and Inge Lemmens is chief technology officer at PNA Group.

  • 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.

  • ralf peeters

    The art of doing maths

    24-08-2018

    A portrait of Ralf Peeters, professor of Mathematics. Without him, the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering, which offers one of UM’s most successful study programmes, would have been swallowed up by another faculty long ago. Not that he’d ever say as much himself. Read on for portrait of a bridge builder, a puzzler, an art lover and, above all, a scientist.

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