Happy cows make a soft humming sound21-12-2022
Bijzonder hoogleraar Taalcultuur Leonie Cornips ziet in ieder geval verregaande vormen van verbale en non-verbale communicatie tussen koeien onderling en de dieren en hun verzorgers.
Tackling drug related organised crime requires determining course20-12-2022
In recent years, with additional funding from the government, several local, regional and national projects have been launched to tackle and nip undermining crime in the bud. This has raised awareness in the Netherlands about the seriousness of that problem and the need to tackle it together. It is therefore high time for a further course of action, according to research by Maastricht University and the Erasmus School of Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam).
UM researchers successful in ZonMw Open Competition13-12-2022
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).
Who’s afraid of foreign funds?08-12-2022
State-owned sovereign wealth funds (SWFs), like that of FIFA World Cup host nation Qatar, are major shareholders in Western industrial and cultural assets. Is that a cause for concern? FASoS’ Adam Dixon has some answers.
ERC Starting Grant for Anna Beckers on CHAINLAW06-12-2022
The faculty welcomes the excellent news that our colleague Anna Beckers has been awarded a prestigious ERC Starting Grant for her research project on "CHAINLAW, Responsive Law for Global Value Chains". We would like to congratulate Anna Beckers!
GLaw-Net Seminar with Lucas Carlos Lima29-11-2022
On 23 November 2022, the Glaw-Net held the hybrid seminar featuring Lucas Carlos Lima, Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University Federal of Minas Gerais, Brazil. During the seminar, Professor Lima presented his paper “Is the IACtHR advancing the notion of regional jus cogens or a certain regional approach to jus cogens in its case law?”
Compensation and prevention for damage resulting from offshore drilling in China29-11-2022
PhD thesis written by Minzhen Jiang.
Based on a law and economics approach, observations are made on the efficiency of the legal regime to evaluate if the existing rules are in line with economic starting points. Following the limitations of the Chinese legal system as specified, the study ends with policy recommendations based upon a functional comparative study with several selected countries.
Prestigious European grant for promising researchers at Maastricht University25-11-2022
Scientists Daniel Keszthelyi and Anna Beckers from Maastricht University (UM) are to receive a prestigious European grant for early career researchers: the Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
ERC Starting Grant for Anna Beckers on CHAINLAW22-11-2022
The faculty welcomes the excellent news that our colleague Anna Beckers has been awarded a prestigious ERC Starting Grant for her research project on "CHAINLAW, Responsive Law for Global Value Chains". We like to congratulate Anna Beckers!
Nozizwe Dube: a keen eye for intersectional discrimination21-11-2022
Nozizwe Dube has been paying attention to issues of equality and justice since she was a child. When she moved from her native Zimbabwe to Belgium at age 14, she suddenly became part of a minority herself and was forced to deal with racism and sexism directly. “My interest in this subject grew enormously. I started studying law and am now focusing my PhD research on intersectional discrimination in the European legal system.”
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