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  • On the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, paediatrician Edgar van Mil and psychologist Remco Havermans hold the Youth, Food and Health chair at Maastricht University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering.

  • It is 1986. The time of Grandmaster Flash and Run-D.M.C., but also of Billy Oceans' When the going gets tough, the tough get going and a harsh Elfstedentocht’. In Leiden, Jan Smits starts studying law at a sizeable faculty with 1200 first-year students. It’s a big contrast to the small-scale law...

  • For the research at Maastricht UMC+ and Erasmus MC to the steering of the bladder from the brains a grant of circa 1 million euro has been awarded from the programme Humane Meetmodellen 2.0. Within this project more effective research methods with human beings are developed and used, which reduces...

  • An interesting online event will take place on Wednesday 16 June about the future and safeguarding of digital heritage in our region.

  • Depression can behave in the same way as the economy, according to doctor and researcher Suzanne van Bronswijk. An approach based on econometric modelling can therefore help in deciding between treatment options.

  • UM has successfully applied for the European Union's Horizon 2020 research programme. In 2019 and 2020, the total subsidy amount awarded rose sharply to more than 27 million euros in both years.

  • Dr Vanessa Tünsmeyer has been selected as a Canon Foundation Fellow for her research project on Ainu indigenous rights and cultural heritage. The grant will enable her to conduct community engaged research with the Ainu communities in Hokkaido, Japan, for a period of one year. Prof. Hirofumi Kato...

  • To innovate for a circular economy, companies need to make changes on many different levels. This can be difficult to organise. That is why Jan Konietzko created the Circularity Deck, a card deck-based tool that helps people in companies better understand the circular strategies and the levels at...

  • Sexual violence is unfortunately a reality among students in the Netherlands, as highlighted by the I&O Research report published this week. UM has done a similar study and the results will be published in fall.