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  • Last November, Rory Koenen delivered his inaugural lecture following his appointment as a professor in 2023 at the research institute CARIM. The chair he holds is "Biochemistry of Vascular Inflammation and Thrombosis," and Rory's research can be best described as the quest to understand the role of...

  • The European elections are just around the corner. Democracy in the EU has shortcomings, but the EU has mostly lacked political debate in recent decades. It is good that this is changing.

  • The Dutch population is growing substantially due to immigration and this is a cause for concern. It was a major reason for the PVV's election victory. Immigration is blamed for an overcrowded Netherlands. In Belgium, a similar debate is currently raging ahead of the upcoming national elections. In...

  • NUTRIM Professor Gijs Goossens on the importance of World Obesity Day

     

    “Talking about obesity, explaining the complexity of this disease, may help reducing obesity stigma”.

  • You can apply for the 2024 Summer Internship using this application. Beginning in March, we review applications on a rolling basis.

  • How is the EU responding to the evolving landscape of consumer law in the face of digitalization and climate crisis? On 6 February 2024, the Globalization & Law Network had the privilege to discuss these issues with Dr. Vanessa Mak, Professor of Civil Law at Leiden University.

  • PhD thesis written by Andrés Horacio Cáceres-Solari
    The research argues the incompatibility of the principle of distinction as codified/internationally interpreted in modern insurgency warfare. It argues that current IHL is narrow in scope to regulate modern insurgency warfare, establishes...

  • Dr. Fred Spoor, an expert on human evolution affiliated with the Natural History Museum, London, has been appointed as the Eugène Dubois chair for the year 2024. 

  • The Annual Fund Campaign For Each Other 23/24: Durable innovations for a better society is live! The University Fund Limburg kindly asks the UM community for a financial contribution to four unique projects, all characterised by a desire for equal opportunities and a healthy future.

  • Finding your way as a student in a new town can feel lonely. Uni-Life is a platform that brings students together. In the app, you can find all the events and activities that take place at Maastricht University. There are group chats for students with similar interests, the possibility to organise...