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  • 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.

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    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.

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    Successful Open Day Human Brain Project

    19-10-2018

    Hundreds of students, scientists and citizens flocked to the Human Brain Project Open Day at the MECC Maastricht conference centre on 15 October.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    Why on earth would anybody volunteer for pain research?

    22-03-2018

    UM researchers find that sensation seeking is a decisive factor in participating in painful experiments.

  • Alibi research by Ricardo Nieuwkamp

    Innocent suspects rarely have a credible alibi

    07-03-2018

    Innocent suspects are expected to prove their innocence by providing a credible alibi. Research by legal psychologist Ricardo Nieuwkamp shows that only 2% of all non-offenders are able to do so.

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    Psychology Research Review: The Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience is one of few centres world-wide able to do this work

    01-02-2018

    The results are in! In 2017 an International Review Committee evaluated the research in Psychology at nine Dutch universities. On 19 September 2017 it was the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience’s (FPN) turn to be reviewed according to the Standard Evaluation Protocol 2015-2021 (adopted by KNAW, VSNU, and NWO).

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