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  • BReIN - Brightlands e-Infrastructure for Neurohealth

    Twenty million euros for fighting Alzheimer’s using big data

    13-05-2019

    The Province of Limburg, Maastricht UMC+ and Maastricht University (UM) are jointly investing €20 million in a new research institute, called BReIN (Brightlands e-Infrastructure for Neurohealth). The spiritual father of BReIN is Maastricht professor of Environmental Health, Jos Kleinjans.

  • Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus opens base in life science hotspot California

    01-05-2019

    Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus opened a base on the West Coast of the US on Monday 29 April, at the University of California’s business accelerator in Irvine.

  • Classical music: a treasure trove

    26-03-2019

    On 29 and 30 March, the Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) is organising a special symposium in Maastricht at the St. Janskerk and the Conservatorium, respectively. The occasion for the international symposium is the inaugural lecture of Prof. Peter Peters, Endowed Professor of Innovation in Classical Music, on Friday 29 March.

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    Secondary school students have 75% better score thanks to university student guidance

    21-03-2019

    Maastricht University students have helped secondary school students improve their school performance significantly. 

  • UM applies for a building permit for BioMedical Centre

    18-03-2019

    Vandaag heeft de Universiteit Maastricht bij de Gemeente Maastricht een bouwvergunning aangevraagd voor het BioMedisch Centrum, het nieuwe onderzoekscentrum waar ook proefdieren kunnen worden ingezet.

  • Clearing the cross-border path to a Euregional centre for paediatric surgery

    13-03-2019

    The medical specialty of paediatric surgery is organised differently in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. This has consequences for the qualifications of paediatric surgeons in the Meuse–Rhine Euregion, in terms of the recognition and registration of paediatric surgeons as well as the cross-border training of new doctors.

  • The Maastricht Debate 2019

    12-03-2019

    On 29 April, from 19.00 to 20.30, leading candidates for the position of President of the European Commission will debate each other in Maastricht. Young people (ages 18 to 29) can register for the debate starting on 13 March at 13:00.

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    Maastricht University helps build a European University

    01-03-2019

    Maastricht University is joining forces with seven other universities from as many different European countries. Together they form the YUFE alliance (Young Universities for the Future of Europe).

  • 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.

  • Too little calcium in multivitamins for pregnant women

    01-03-2019

    Multivitamins for pregnant women do not contain enough calcium to meet the recommended daily allowance. Approximately 60 percent of these women therefore get too little calcium (less than one gram per day). This increases the risk of complications for mother and child.

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