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  • Saskia Brand-Gruwel is a member of the Executive Board of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, and on March 21, 2024, she will also accept her professorship at Maastricht University.

  • Maastricht University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS) celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Last week, students and staff gathered in the FASoS garden to kick-start the festivities of the faculty’s anniversary year. 

  • Jan-Willem van Prooijen’s new book Hoax explores why conspiracy theories proliferate and how they undermine democracy and societal cohesion.

  • Does she ever indulge in pizza? “Absolutely! And crisps, too”, laughs Anne Roefs, professor of Psychology and Neuroscience of Abnormal Eating and head of the Eat Lab research group at Maastricht University. Equally, Leo Pimpini, a native of Venice who completed his PhD under Roefs’s supervision, is...

  • As a student, constant changes in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) groups at Maastricht University left Carolina Cicati feeling lonely sometimes. This experience, in contrast to her later supportive role as a student-tutor, highlights the challenge of building trust within short-term learning settings.

  • Niels van der Baan talks about the intersection between his doctoral research and HPE.

  • Failure is part of life, but not something academics talk about often. In this interview, Vincent Lagendijk discusses the failure to find a publisher for his book. Why is this such an intricate process and is there any hope?

  • MCICM and the Sheffield Performer & Audience Research Centre have a network that aims to understand how classical music forms part of the arts scene in different cities across the UK and Europe. 

  • On 19 February 2024, the inaugural Maastricht Consulates EU Law Prize was awarded to the author of the most outstanding thesis on EU law written during the academic year 2022-2023 at the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University. 

  • Intense exercise such as running can have an effect on your sense of taste and smell. Intensive sports are also known to have an effect on various processes in the body, all to keep our bodies balanced.