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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.

  • 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.

  • 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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    VerDus-Synthesis Study: Urban Sustainability Transitions: Energy, Climate, & Circularity

    23-03-2021

    How do we involve citizens in the sustainability transition? When do they start participating? What solutions could reliably count on wide public support and how do we find these? What implications could such an approach have for governmental practices? What barriers do sustainable solutions encounter at the institutional level and how could these be overcome?

    By synthesizing the results of twelve different research projects, Joop de Kraker and René Kemp (Maastricht Sustainability Institute) try to provide answers to questions like these.

  • Alie de Boer in the top 5 of 'Science Talent of the Year'

    15-05-2019

    Food scientist Alie de Boer from the UM campus in Venlo is among the final five talented researchers who have a chance of winning the New Scientist title ‘Science Talent of the Year’.

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    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.

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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.

  • Presentation Neimed during first Euregio Summer School

    20-09-2018

    From 10 to 15 September 2018, the cross-border and multidisciplinary Euregio Summer School in the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion was organised for the first time. 45 students from higher education institutions and representatives from knowledge institutes in the Euroregion came together with one goal: to develop visions of the future on the theme 'Improving inclusive Mobility in the Digital Age' in the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion.

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