• Don't stop me now


    Dr. Kateřina Staňková and Prof. Yvonne van der Meer each secured millions of euros in research funding during UM’s cyberattack. What was that like? And how does the post-Brexit, pandemic reality now affect them as newly-established coordinators of European research networks?

  • Facility Pathfinder

    The corona-effect on the ETpathfinder


    “The preparations for the arrival of the ETpathfinder have not yet been hampered by the corona crisis. So far we seem to be still right on schedule”, says Prof. Stefan Hild.

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    One stayed in the Koekoek’s nest


    Gideon Koekoek teaches theoretical physics and researches gravitational waves from the comfort of his home – and is working his pecs in the process.

  • Southern comfort


    Just over a month ago, they were celebrating that spring had finally arrived in Maastricht. The day after, they sat on a plane home – where they still are (home, that is, not the plane…). First-year UCM students Giulia Petrilli in Puglia, Italy and Max Griera in Catalonia, Spain share their experiences of the coronavirus crisis in Southern Europe.

  • Necessity as the mother of invention


    UM’s buildings might be closed but its teaching is charging full steam ahead, evolving faster than ever. Professor Teun Dekker even has a giddy sense of excitement about all the innovation that this crisis will foster.

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