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  • Jemen SHE Collaborates

    SHE Collaborates receives funding for projects in Jemen and South-Sudan

    14-01-2019

    SHE Collaborates will receive €225,000 from Nuffic for three projects in Jemen and South-Sudan.

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    How the right lighting saves on your heating costs

    30-11-2018

    The intensity and colour of lighting influence heating costs. Moreover, the right lighting contributes to a healthier indoor climate in offices and other buildings. This is demonstrated in Marije te Kulve’s research, with which she obtained her PhD at Maastricht University (UM) this week.

  • ITEM conferentie

    Euroregions: stronger than we think

    01-11-2018

    How do you empower citizens and Euroregions within the European Union?

  • Cross-border healthcare not standard practice

    19-10-2018

    International collaboration in healthcare is not standard practice, even in border regions, according to a recent study by Maastricht University and Uniklinik RWTH Aachen.

  • Cross-border working

    Limited attention for cross-border policy in Limburg coalition agreements

    13-09-2018

    Stichting Geen Grens: "New municipal coalitions in Limburg often overlook foreign affairs". The newly appointed municipal authorities in Limburg are aware that their municipality has foreign borders, but many coalitions do not take this into account in their policy plans. This concludes the Stichting Geen Grens (No Border Foundation) after comparing the 30 new coalition agreements in Limburg.

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    ITEM carries out research into diploma recognition in border regions

    06-09-2018

    The Province of Limburg has commissioned the ITEM Expertise Centre to carry out research into the recognition of diplomas in border regions. In June, the European Union's B-solution project awarded a grant for a pilot project to increase transparency in the field of diploma recognition for highly demanded professions.

  • Chest pain

    Chest pain: to refer or not to refer?

    31-07-2018

    Can the referral of patients with chest pain from the general practitioner to the cardiologist be more efficient? Researchers from the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) and Maastricht University will answer this question in the near future.

  • Blastocyst-like structures generated solely from stem cells

    Forming model embryos from stem cells in the lab

    02-05-2018

    Scientists from the MERLN Institute and the Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) have successfully created in the laboratory embryo-like structures from mouse stem cells. These model embryos resemble natural ones to the extent that, for the first time, they implant into the uterus and initiate pregnancy.

  • Baadjou

    The taboo surrounding pain symptoms in musicians

    31-01-2018

    It is important for music academies to focus on the health of its students, according to Vera Baadjou, a PhD candidate at Maastricht University.

  • Diabetic heart failure

    Cardiovascular diseases accelerate deterioration of brain health

    11-09-2017

    Two UM publications present evidence for relationship between cardiovascular diseases and cognitive decline (MUMC+ press).

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