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  • Ageing well isn’t just about physique. It also means being aware of a healthy brain. To prevent dementia, Martin van Boxtel and his colleagues from ‘Alzheimer Centrum Limburg’ founded the Maastricht Ageing Study (MAAS) 30 years ago. MAAS kept track of 2043 people over 25 years in a longitudinal...

  • QueerCon Maastricht brings together an interdisciplinary, intergenerational, and international group of scholars on 1 and 2 July in order to advance LGBTQIA+ knowledge.  It is also an artistic, musical and social celebration of Limburg’s queer community and culture. 

  • Maastricht University takes care of many distinctive buildings that we all know. For example, the Turnzaal at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Learn more about the oldest gym hall in the Netherlands.

  • Lauren will spend February-June 2025 in Amsterdam at NIAS among a group of international fellows who are working independently in a wide variety of disciplines, problems, and research perspectives.

  • The Positive Impact Rating 2024 results, which evaluate business schools on their social impact and sustainability efforts, have been released. The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) moved up a level and is now considered a "transforming school".

  • In the upcoming months, we’ll share tips on Instagram for our students on how to live a healthier life. Not just a random collection, but tips based on actual research happening at our faculty. The brains behind this idea are Lieve Vonken and Gido Metz, PhD candidates at CAPHRI, the Care and Public...

  • Can urine be used to detect renal cell carcinoma? The current approach in the case of small renal masses is in most cases a precautionary partial or complete removal of the kidney, without knowing whether the mass is benign or malignant. Molecular epidemiologist Kim Smits is working at MUMC+ on a...

  • Roberta Haar and Hylke Dijkstra have each received a €3 million EU Horizon grant to study multilateralism. “I approached Hylke to join forces—and he told me no,” Haar laughs. “It was only two months before the deadline,” Dijkstra protests. Either way, it worked out well for both of them—and...

  • On April 30th, the graduates from the Joint Master of Health Professions Education (JMHPE) received their certificates during a graduation ceremony. Our colleague Ingrid Spanjers looks back on the event.