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  • Match Good Veurein

    Students deliver benefits to the city

    14-10-2019

    Local tv program Good Veurein made an episode about the benefits that students bring to Maastricht. Featuring Serve the City Maastricht, Match Maastricht, Jongeren & StudentenBuurtbemiddeling Maastricht and alderman Bert Jongen.

  • GREENER

    GREENER: dealing with the plastic soup

    30-09-2019

    Everyone has heard of the "plastic soup" in the oceans, where plastic waste breaks down into small particles that end up in our food chain because plankton and marine animals consume micro plastics. 

  • stroopwafel get involved

    Get Involved Information Market

    02-09-2019

    At September 11 from 13-16 pm the  11 september van 13.00 tot 16.00 the Get Involved Information Market takes place in the SSC.

  • Julia Jansing

    AMIBM PostDoc wins Science and Technology German Dissertation Prize

    20-08-2019

    Julia Jansing, PostDoc in the group Molecular and Applied Biotechnology in AMIBM, was recently awarded the renowned German Dissertation Prize by the Körber Foundation (“Deutscher Studienpreis”, 2nd place in the section Science and Technology).

  • Presenting our latest batch of future policy makers

    Presenting our latest batch of future policy makers

    08-07-2019

    Students from our Master's in Public Policy and Human Development (2018-19) marked the end of their course at a festive ceremony in Sint Janskerk, Maastricht.

  • MPP students talk at Conference

    Master’s students get a taste of real-life policy processes in Malta

    03-07-2019

    Three students on our Master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development took part in a conference in Malta, held on 17-20 April 2019 by the Douzelage European town twinning association within the Europe For Citizens programme.

  • Team Carbon wins 3rd place in BISC-E

    From waste cooking oil to protective coating

    28-06-2019

    Students of the Biobased Materials master’s programme took third prize in the Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe with their idea to convert waste cooking oil into vinyl ester resins.

  • Sustainabul

    Maastricht University 6th in SustainaBul ranking

    12-06-2019

    Starting in 2012, the SustainaBul (which is a pun, as a ‘bul’ is the degree you receive when graduating from university) has ranked the sustainability of the Dutch higher education institutions. The ranking is organised every year by Studenten voor Morgen, a Dutch student initiative. Participating institutions have to fill out a questionnaire to assess the sustainability level of their research, education, business management and integral approach. This month the results from the ranking of 2019 were presented.

  • AMIBM PhD candidate Carlos Andrés García Velásquez selected to attend the 2019 YSSP

    28-03-2019

    PhD candidate Carlos Andrés García Velásquez, researcher at the Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) is selected to attend the 2019 YSSP.

  • Biobased sock

    Biobased socks from Sustainable Polymer

    18-03-2019

    Aim in their study was to develop biobased compostable socks from Polylactic acid (PLA), acknowledged as sustainable and eco-friendly is a biodegradable and compostable polymer obtained from annually renewable resources.

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