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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Alie de Boer 2nd in New Scientist’s 2019 Science Talent competition

    31-05-2019

    During a festive evening in Utrecht’s TivoliVredenburg music complex, Alie de Boer was named runner up for the title of Science Talent 2019.

  • UM students win the Food Innovation contest: Ecotrophelia NL award 2019

    29-05-2019

    With their oatmeal based allergen-free alternative for dairy quark called ‘Oat it’. The student team from Health Food Innovation Mangement won the Dutch round of the food innovation competition: Ecotrophelia.

  • 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’.

  • A knowledge agenda for a healthy urban environment

    27-02-2019

    In the soon-to-be completed first phase of ZonMw project "Making space for health in the city: towards a South Limburg knowledge agenda", knowledge gaps were identified about how our urban living environment influences health. A whole range of methods was employed. Let's highlight two methods that were a bit more out-of-the box.

  • Lab Koen Venema

    Healthier gut flora thanks to food processing waste

    13-02-2019

    Waste from the food processing industry can be used to improve the gut flora of people with obesity, according to the findings of a study by Carlota Bussolo de Souza, who received her PhD on the topic at Maastricht University (UM) last Wednesday.

  • ENLEB Interreg

    Siemen shares his ENLEB experience

    07-02-2019

    Siemen Brinksma started as a researcher at UM for the ENLEB project. In December he ended his valuable research and left for a world tour.

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