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  • Together towards Next Generation Supply Chain Management

    01-03-2019

    In the province of Limburg, there is a substantial number of major international logistics companies as well as a large number of logistics SMEs and start-ups. This is especially the case in the Venlo region. The logistics sector in the province is therefore of great importance. To maintain a leading position, continuous innovation is needed. That is why Maastricht University and the Province of Limburg are joining forces to further develop the logistics sector in the region and in the Netherlands with innovative supply chain solutions.

  • Stefan Hild appointed professor of Gravitational Research; UM joins Nikhef

    25-02-2019

    Maastricht University (UM) has appointed Prof. dr. Stefan Hild as professor of Gravitational Research. The move paves the way for UM to become a full member of the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef).

     

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    Healthier gut flora thanks to food processing waste

    13-02-2019

    Waste from the food processing industry can be used to improve the gut flora of people with obesity, according to the findings of a study by Carlota Bussolo de Souza, who received her PhD on the topic at Maastricht University (UM) last Wednesday.

  • PhD defence Ayokunu Adedokun

    The Complex Road to Sustainable Peace in Divided Societies

    19-12-2016

    What factors can help prevent warring parties from reverting to violence and instead create a sustainable peace? This is the central question at the heart of the PhD thesis ‘Sustainable Peacebuilding in Divided Societies’ defended by Ayokunu Adedokun on 20 December 2016.

  • ITEM’s Alexander Hoogenboom wins Ius Commune Prize

    09-12-2016

    Alexander Hoogenboom, scientific coordinator at ITEM, is the winner of the Ius Commune Prize of 2016. Alexander Hoogenboom won the 2016 Ius Commune Prize for his paper ‘In Search of a Rationale for the EU Citizenship Jurisprudence’. The prize was awarded at the 15th Ius Commune Conference on 24 November 2016.

  • Het migratiebeleid staat kansen in de weg in de grensregio’s

    01-12-2016

    Migratierecht en -beleid gaan veelal uit van een eenheid: verblijf en ‘bezigheid’ — werk, studie/stage, onderzoek, et cetera — in één land. Maar diezelfde eenheid levert problemen op in de grensstreken. Niet zozeer voor EU-burgers, die het ‘recht op vrij verkeer’ hebben, maar wel voor zogenoemde ‘derdelanders’, grof gezegd mensen zonder EU, EER of Zwitserse nationaliteit.

  • Wealthy people donate almost €8000 to charities

    28-10-2016

    Research conducted by ABN AMRO MeesPierson and Maastricht University found that Dutch people with a disposable income of at least €500,000 give an average of €7,915 per year to charities

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  • Rene de Groot

    'Suspected terrorism is no reason to revoke citizenship'

    12-10-2016

    Valedictory lecture by Prof. Gerard-René de Groot

  • MRSA tester

    Portable device can prevent MRSA outbreaks in hospitals

    23-09-2016

    Students at Maastricht University have developed a device that can detect the presence of certain bacteria. This device may help to prevent bacterial outbreaks in the future.

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