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    Is investing in 'bricks' worthwhile? Herengracht index provides historical insight.

    08-07-2022

    House prices in the Netherlands have doubled in ten years. Have bricks always become more expensive? Popular science magazine Quest dug into the matter and found insights with UM professor Piet Eichholtz.

  • Appointment of Dr Dominic Coppens as Professor of International Economic Law

    29-06-2022

    The Executive Board has appointed Dr Dominic Coppens as Professor of International Economic Law with effect from 1 September 2022 for 0.2 FTE; he succeeds Prof Peter Van den Bossche.

  • Aantal mensen met overgewicht stijgt: Verleiding ongezonde producten te groot'

    19-05-2022

    Het aantal mensen met overgewicht en diabetes stijgt. Om te bepalen of iemand te zwaar is, wordt gekeken naar de BMI. Maar wat zegt je BMI eigenlijk over je gezondheid? En wat kan de overheid doen om het aantal mensen met overgewicht terug te dringen? Obesitas-onderzoeker Gijs Goossens vertelt erover in een interview met nu.nl.

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    UM Students win the GreenFood4Health Challenge

    20-04-2022

    On 1 April 2022, the GreenFood4Health Challenge took place at the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. The winning team: Anastasia Kalalidou, Einar Schulze, Vanessa Klose, Inês Brito Da Mana Morgado and Saja Alowaisi (Fontys), master students of the MSc Health Food Innovation Management at Maastricht University (UM).

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    The EU and Trump aren’t that different when it comes to migration, argues Melissa Siegel

    21-01-2022

    This January, two hundred randomly selected citizens will discuss the future of European migration during the Conference on the Future of Europe, with Maastricht hosting the Conference’s migration programme. Studio Europa Maastricht poses the four questions up for discussion to professor of migration studies Melissa Siegel.

  • Times Higher Education about Rianne Letschert: "She is reshaping the terrain of higher education careers"

    04-01-2022

    Times Higher Education interviewed UM-president Rianne Letschert, mainly about Recognition and Rewards: "Like a landscape gardener, Letschert is reshaping the terrain of higher education careers, forging new pathways for promotion and, for many, opening up the vista in the Netherlands and beyond."

     

  • AD video with a mini lecture of optimism: still positive into the new year

    21-12-2021

    In an AD video, Madelon Peters, UM professor of Experimental Health Psychology, gives some tips for more optimism. A well-timed mini lecture, at the end of an eventful 2021 with a lockdown as the end.

  • About poor leadership and hardening in society: Mathieu Segers in Buitenhof

    14-12-2021

    UM professor Mathieu Segers speaks in TV program Buitenhof about poor leadership and the hardening of society: 'The quality of the relationships between people has deteriorated. I'm doing well, together, we're doing badly.”

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    Mark Post's mission: cultured meat

    03-12-2021

    Mark Post is a man on a mission. The environmental damage caused by livestock farming is far too great and must be dramatically reduced. His contribution? Cultured meat. These days, he’s not just a scientist, but also the director of Mosa Meat, a business that has drawn 75 million Euros in investments. And no, he’s not a vegetarian.

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    Who calls the shots in Europe?

    03-12-2021

    EU leaders hope the Conference on the Future of Europe, a wide-ranging programme of work focused on EU reform, will point the EU in the right direction for years to come. Studio Europa Maastricht spoke with assistant professor of European political history Karin van Leeuwen.

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