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    UM and the political debate on internationalization

    22-12-2022

    Internationalization of education, and specifically the intake of international students, is a hot topic in Dutch politics. This will also be the case in early 2023. As the most international university in the country, UM follows developments closely and, in the interest of the university and the region, the institution continues to ask for tailor-made solutions in the event of any regulations limiting the intake of foreign students.

  • Thomas Cleij reappointed as Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering

    20-12-2022

    The Executive Board of Maastricht University has reappointed prof. dr. Thomas Cleij as Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Cleij will continue to lead the fast-growing faculty until March 2027.

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering launches science communication training, support and funding programme

    16-12-2022

    The aim of the Science Communication Incubator is to foster and support a group of researchers that bring science communication skills and knowledge into their teams. 

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    Fewer laboratory animals needed for research on heart failure

    15-12-2022

    Research into the development of heart failure cannot yet be done without animal testing. Thanks to improved techniques, half as many animals are now needed to study the metabolism of heart cells in the development of heart failure.

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    “Migration is normal”

    14-12-2022

    Jessica Hagen-Zanker works for ODI, an international, independent think tank that conducts research and advises governments and NGOs on global issues such as migration. The Maastricht-trained senior research fellow notes that politicians tend to shy away from humane and practical solutions. "Migration is at an all-time high. We need to support migrants, and not just for humanitarian reasons. In Europe, we need people from outside to keep our economies going."

  • Mozambican NGOs trained in intervention mapping

    14-12-2022

    In 2022 Mundo implemented a project in which nine members of staff of Amodefa and Lambda, two Mozambican NGOs active in the field of sexual health and reproductive rights were trained in intervention mapping.  Their staff were trained by Prof. Rob Ruiter and Prof. Kai Jonas, both of the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience at Maastricht. The training was funded by Nuffic in the framework of the Orange Knowledge Programme.

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    Global Real Estate Leaders Program

    14-12-2022

    The University of Maastricht (UM) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Real Estate have partnered to offer the pioneering Global Leaders Program in Real Estate.

  • UM researchers successful in ZonMw Open Competition

    13-12-2022

    Four Maastricht research teams are starting their projects funded with money from the Open Competition of grant provider ZonMw. In addition, a Nijmegen research team has been awarded, which includes Harro van Lente, professor of Science and Technology Studies at Maastricht University (UM).

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    Maastricht School of Business and Economics to host top international conference on Sustainability and New Business Models in Summer 2023

    12-12-2022

    Maastricht School of Business and Economics to host top international conference on Sustainability and New Business Models in Summer 2023

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