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  • 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.

  • Project Minervalia

    Minervalia: 177 km and 12,500 euros away from Maastricht

    15-03-2019

    A small book of great value, that is ‘Minervalia’. It is the oldest comedy book printed in Maastricht. Under the motto ‘culture from Maastricht belongs in Maastricht’, the Maastricht University Library and the Limburg University Fund/SWOL want to bring this rare publication back to its roots. That is why a special crowdfunding campaign has been started.

  • 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 April 29th, 19h00 – 20h30, leading candidates for the position of President of the European Commission will debate each other in Maastricht. Young people (18-29 years) can register for the debate starting March 13th at 13:00.

  • 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.

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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).

  • 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.

  • Tackling tinnitus with behavioural therapy

    25-02-2019

    In the new European treatment guidelines for tinnitus, a therapy developed at Maastricht University (UM) has been designated as the only recommended treatment. It is a form of cognitive behavioural therapy that is currently offered solely by health care centres in Hoensbroek and Eindhoven.

  • Stefan Hild appointed professor of Gravitational Research; UM joins Nikhef

    25-02-2019

    Maastricht University (UM) has appointed Prof. dr. Stefan Hild as professor of Gravitational Research. The move paves the way for UM to become a full member of the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef).

     

  • Blastocyst-like structures generated solely from stem cells

    Funding for follow-up research into the development of embryos

    20-02-2019

    With a donation of almost 2.7 million euros from the foundation Stichting De Weijerhorst to Maastricht UMC+, new research is being funded into the still virtually unknown core processes between stem cells and other cells that take place in the embryo and in the interactions with the uterus. The research programme is led by the MERLN institute of Maastricht University.

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