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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.

  • Jules Harings

    3D printing with PLA can become more precise and stronger

    19-12-2018

    By using the compostable biobased plastic PLA, the process of 3D printing is becoming more and more sustainable.

  • 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.

  • Young European high potentials visit AMIBM for Young European Talent 2018

    27-11-2018

    The second edition of the Young European talent project was held in Limburg in which 50 top talents from 5 European countries participated.

  • 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.

  • FHS - DKE KE@Work

    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.

  • 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.

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