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    Sustainable cellulose nano-fibers reinforced materials

    22-02-2018

    The versatility of wood as construction material has been credited for thousands of years; even during – as well as beyond – the fossil era.

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    Spread of Alzheimer’s proteins shown in healthy people for the first time

    22-02-2018

    Using living elderly people, scientists at Maastricht University (UM) and Harvard Medical School in the US city of Boston have succeeded for the first time in figuring out how Alzheimer’s proteins spread inside the brain. Furthermore, the researchers have actually been able to link this spread to memory problems. The findings of the international research team were recently published in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience.

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    Peter Møllgaard appointed new Dean of UM School of Business and Economics

    22-02-2018

    Peter Møllgaard (Denmark, 1964), Professor of Industrial Organization at Copenhagen Business School (CBS), has been appointed as the new dean of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE).

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    The Faculty of Law's Anniversary Book is now available!

    20-02-2018

    On the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the Maastricht University Faculty of Law, the faculty has published an anniversary book. In this book, the foundation of and development into the current faculty is described, completed with many new and old photos. The book can be purchased at bookstore The Tribune in Maastricht (regular price: € 34.50, student price: € 29.50 for students with a valid UM student card).
     

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    The hybrid researcher

    15-02-2018

    Research that transcends individual disciplines is highly regarded in academia, yet known to be incredibly challenging. Matthijs Cluitmans demonstrates that it is not only possible, but also of great added value. He obtained a joint PhD in 2016 from the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE) and the School for Cardiovascular Diseases (CARIM). Before that, he studied both disciplines in Maastricht, and he now works for both institutes as well as at Philips Research.

  • Discovering new species, just like Darwin

    09-02-2018

    At the occasion of Darwin Day (12 February) evolutionary biologist Roy Erkens tells about his research on new plant species.

  • Royal distinction for Professor Harry Steinbusch

    09-02-2018

    Emeritus Professor Harry Steinbusch (67) from Bunde has been appointed Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion. The decoration was presented by Mirjam Clermonts-Aretz, the mayor of Meerssen. 

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    Pupils at Graaf Huyn College design 'learning chair'

    09-02-2018

    Pupils of the Graaf Huyn College win Maastricht UMC+ competition. 

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