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  • Another Global Health Career Day success!

    27-11-2015

    The Global Health team clearly recognizes the importance of “employability”. They know that aside from the educational aspect of the programme, skills and a firm understanding of what “employers want” are vital if graduates are to meet the demands of the current job market.

  • Boost for Health in Slums project

    26-11-2015

    Many people living in slums fall victim to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other fatal lung diseases caused by household (indoor) air pollution.

  • Electrically enhanced sounds easier for brain to detect

    26-11-2015

    People with hearing difficulties often find it hard to isolate a single sound in a noisy environment (e.g. when having a conversation in a busy cafe).

  • UCM Open Day report

    26-11-2015

    On the 14th of November Maastricht University (UM) held its long awaited Bachelors Open Day and in spite of it being a cold, rain spattered November morning making the day slightly less than idyllic — people still turned up in droves. A total of 3100 registered students attended the UM Open Day.

  • Anniversary website: 40 years of Maastricht University

    25-11-2015

    Maastricht University will celebrate its fortieth anniversary in 2016. The anniversary activities will focus explicitly on the connection between the university and the city. Throughout the anniversary year, dozens of activities will be organised by and for students and staff.

  • Kasia Czabanowska selected as 2015 Pole of the Year in the Science category

    24-11-2015

    Kasia Czabanowska was selected as the most important Pole in the Science category during the 2015 Pole of the Year Gala on Saturday 21 November. 

  • The ICGI lustrum conference

    24-11-2015

    The Institute for Corporate Law, Governance and Innovation Policies celebrated its very first lustrum on the 20th of November 2015. This lustrum conference was organized in cooperation with DVDW Advocaten, one of ICGI’s partner law firms and supported by the Universiteitsfonds Limburg/SWOL.

  • Maastricht University in top ten young universities

    24-11-2015

    Maastricht University is one of the best young universities in the world and was ranked eighth in the QS Top 50 under 50.

  • Tackling negative body image among women by emphasising functionality

    24-11-2015

    Women who nurse negative thoughts about their appearance think that people look at them just as disapprovingly. 

  • German Thesis Award for Anna Beckers

    20-11-2015

    Anna Beckers, who defended her thesis at Maastricht University in October 2014 with cum laude, receives the second prize in the humanities category of the German Thesis Award in Berlin on 26 November.

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