5 September 2016

Prizes awarded during opening of the academic year

The Edmond Hustinx prize for science, presented annually during the opening of the academic year to a promising young UM researcher, was awarded to Bart van Grinsven, assistant professor on the Maastricht Science Programme. The UM Student Award, for students who make an outstanding social or cultural contribution alongside their studies, went to Matthijs Bosveld and Sjim Romme. Their initiative ‘The person behind the patient’ aims to foster empathy among healthcare providers.