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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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    Investment in the tobacco industry is risky

    26-11-2018

    Research at Maastricht University (UM) shows that investing in tobacco stocks can carry substantial financial risks. Professor Rob Bauer worked with a team of six students from the Honours Programme at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics to contribute a scenario analysis to the report Tobacco: Reviewing the Growing Financial Risks.

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    30% rule gets transitional right after all

    08-11-2018

    In the Belastingplan 2019 (Dutch Tax Plan 2019) Amendment Memorandum, the State Secretary for Finance announced that the reduction of the 30% ruling from 8 to 5 years will be granted a transitional period after all. The new duration of the ruling depends on the current end date.

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    UM and Dutch Embassy host Berlin Science Week event

    05-11-2018

    Maastricht University (UM) is the only Dutch university to have organised an event together with the Dutch Embassy during the famous Berlin Science Week.

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    Euroregions: stronger than we think

    01-11-2018

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

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    University of Luxembourg signs cooperation agreement with Maastricht University

    01-11-2018

    On 31 October, the University of Luxembourg entered a cooperation agreement with Maastricht University.

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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.

  • A successful and sunny Bachelor’s Open Day

    15-10-2018

    Last Saturday, 13 October, we welcomed almost 3100 prospective students and their parents or guardians who wanted to find out more about Maastricht University. While mostly Dutch, our visitors had more than 56 different nationalities.  

  • A gift voucher from the boss helps employees quit smoking

    15-10-2018

    Quitting smoking is easier if you're rewarded for it. According to research by Maastricht University (UM), employees find quitting easier to maintain if they are given a reward, in addition to following a smoking cessation training programme at work.

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