News

  • John Penders (NUTRIM/CAPHRI) was awarded a Vidi-grant for his research project ‘Unwanted souvenirs’.

  • The TERMIS-EU Council and the TERMIS-EU Awards Committee have awarded Dr. Lorenzo Moroni with the TERMIS-EU Young Scientist Award 2016.

  • At EDLAB, we're making Maastricht University more active with our Education That Moves You project. By encouraging you to stand up during tutorials, we aim to make your learning experience more dynamic, enhance your concentration, and stimulate creative thinking.

  • Chris Evelo (ELIXIR Netherlands) is the new co-leader of the ELIXIR Interoperability Platform, replacing Barend Mons, the Head of Dutch ELIXIR Node. Evelo joins Helen Parkinson (EMBL-EBI) and Carole Goble (ELIXIR UK) in leading the Interoperability Platform.

     

  • In the InSciTe posture project (Projectleader Dr Paul Willems) the radiopaque UHMWPE technology (which is now FDA approved) will be tested in clinical patients for the final assessment of safety and efficacy. 

  • Maurice Zeegers has been Scientific Director of the CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care for six months now: “This is an organisation with motivated and very talented researchers.”

  • On 12 May 2016 William Bull successfully defended his PhD-thesis on Optional Instruments of the European Union. A commercial edition of the thesis was published with Intersentia Publishers.

  • Six UM researchers will each receive up to...

  • The ‘Maastricht Study’, launched in 2010, reveals that the number of people in the preliminary phase of diabetes is much higher than initially thought: roughly a million people in the Netherlands alone.

  • 'The patient as a partner, the patient as a co-producer in healthcare, the patient as a decision maker: self-management and ownership are common terms in healthcare policy. Many people are simply incapable of managing their own health in a proactive way.