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    Marloes de Hoon co-author of WODC study

    23-10-2019

    FASoS PhD Candidate Marloes de Hoon co-authored a report concerning migration and asylum permission holders.

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    Tom van Veen on internationalisation (and why it matters)

    23-10-2019

    We reached out to Professor Tom van Veen, one of SBE's first faculty members and the former Dean Internationalisation of Education, to find out how SBE became the international faculty it is today and to hear his thoughts on the recent pushback against internationalisation in the Netherlands.

  • Gut thoughts and feelings

    22-10-2019

    Can she explain the second brain to children? For her discovery of the involvement of the Enteric Nervous System (ENS) in colorectal cancer, Veerle Melotte has been nominated for the Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs. That might give her the chance to share her research – and possibly get a foot in the door of children’s entertainment.

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    Analysing the wide world of law with algorithms

    22-10-2019

    The pilot project Web of Laws is working to develop tools that quickly filter the relevant rulings for lawyers—with FAIR data use and open science as important anchors.

  • Open Access Week

    21-10-2019

    Open Science is an international phenomenon that is increasingly taking concrete shape at Maastricht University (UM). Among its aims is the goal of making science ‘as open as possible’ and ‘as closed as necessary’.

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    Inclusive Global Tax Governance in the Post-BEPS Era

    21-10-2019

    PhD thesis written by Sieb Kingma. After the 2008 global financial crisis, the international tax landscape really changed. Intergovernmental organizations such as the G20, OECD and UN are working on a fundamental reform of the international tax regime to make multinational enterprises and rich individuals pay their ‘fair share’.

  • Analysing the wide world of law with algorithms

    Analysing the wide world of law with algorithms

    21-10-2019

    Lawyers are often seen as ‘bookworms’, who are not averse to combing through the literature. But searching through ten thousand court rulings for the one that is most relevant can be too much for even the hungriest bookworm. The pilot project Web of Laws is therefore working to develop tools that quickly filter the relevant rulings for lawyers—with FAIR data use and open science as important anchors.

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    Mirza Dinnayi wins prestigious Aurora Prize 2019

    21-10-2019

    At the Aurora ceremony in Yerevan (Armenia) on 9 October 2019, the prestigious (fourth) annual Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded to Mirza Dinnayi, co-founder and director of Luftbrücke Irak (Air Bridge Iraq).

  • Europees recht moet leidend zijn bij Europese aanhoudingsbevelen

    18-10-2019

    (This news item is only available in Dutch). Rechterlijke autoriteiten moeten bij het uitvaardigen en uitvoeren van Europese aanhoudingsbevelen (EAB’s) met betrekking tot verstekveroordelingen niet van hun nationale recht, maar van het Europese recht uitgaan. Dat is een van de belangrijkste conclusies van een rechtsvergelijkend onderzoek van de Internationale Rechtshulpkamer (IRK) van de Rechtbank Amsterdam en de Universiteit Maastricht.

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