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  • FPN’s prof. dr. Rainer Goebel has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of € 2,5M for his research project Reading the Mind’s Eye: AI inspired personalised brain models of mental imagery. Goebel is among 255 researchers (out of 1829 applications in all domains) in Europe to receive the grant, and he is...

  • “We have become an obesogenic society” say Anne Roefs and Gijs Goossens in an interview with the Limburger. 

  • After a sunny start to spring, the weather on this third Saturday in March is a disappointing 10 degrees Celsius, if that. Not that this dampens the enthusiasm of the gardening volunteers from SamenGroenerMaastricht, a foundation aimed at making neighbourhoods greener and promoting social...

  • Berta Cillero Pastor is an Associate Professor and group leader at the MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine. Her research is centred around mass spectrometry (imaging) to gain insights into molecules in cells and tissues for biomedical research. With this technique, changes...

  • Scientists at the biomedical MERLN Institute of Maastricht University and the Maastricht University Medical Center have succeeded in growing an embryo structure of human identical twins purely from stem cells, without using an egg or sperm cell. Thanks to this culture, scientists are now seeing for...

  • PhD thesis written by Valentina Golunova
    This thesis has examined how the use of algorithms for the detection of illegal or harmful content on online platforms affects freedom of expression of EU citizens. Algorithmic content moderation is often hailed as an innovative solution to the problem of...

  • Students at Maastricht University can turn to the Wellbeing Team for a year round programme focused on mental and physical health. This includes a wide range of lectures and workshops on the Wellbeing Wednesdays as well as two annual Wellbeing Weeks full of activities such as the Wellbeing...

  • We are delighted to announce that EDLAB – Maastricht University Centre for Teaching & Learning has been granted a Npuls-CTL subsidy totalling nearly €500,000 for the period 1 September 2024 to 1 September 2027. 

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  • How an honours programme is staving off brain drain

    In the KE@Work programme, students solve a complex, real-world problem while working at a local company. An honours track of the bachelor’s in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, KE@Work provides ambitious students with valuable work...