On 14 June 2022, Radboud University in Nijmegen and Maastricht University signed a collaboration agreement for both education and research.
Maastricht University and Radboud University’s teacher training academies are to intensify their cooperation to address the shortage of secondary school teachers. The joint workplace education programme will make it easier for existing and aspiring teachers in Limburg to obtain a teaching qualification via an academic teacher training programme. The new programme will start in September 2022.
Nine researchers from Maastricht University (UM) are to receive grants this year from the Research Development Fund (RDF) of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN). A total of 15 research projects were selected out of 31 applications in the 2019-2020 funding round. UM is participating in seven projects that have been awarded grants.
The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance was present in Brussels yesterday during the kick-off event of the European Universities Initiative. YUFE is one of the 17 alliances of European universities selected by the European Commission to develop and implement the first models for a European University.
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.
Thanks to the University Fund Limburg’s participation in Zweit Veur Leid, four patients have been relieved of their balance problems
– How can child healthcare professionals help prevent young children (0-4 years) from becoming overweight? Which problems do they encounter in this field and how can they improve healthcare? These were the key questions examined in the PhD research carried out by Eveliene Dera-de Bie at Maastricht UMC+.
The 500th European Research Council (ERC) grant in the Netherlands has been awarded on June 16th to Valentina Mazzucato, Professor of Globalization and Development from Maastricht University.