• 2. Institutional transformation - research pillar

    Outcome funding round Comenius Teaching Fellows 2019


    Gijs van Dijck and Marcel Schaper, together with colleagues from IDS and two of our students, applied last year for funding of education innovation within a course at the NRO. They just received news that their application is granted and that they can start with the project. 

  • Steef M. Bartman

    Appointment of Steef M. Bartman as Professor of Corporate Group Liability


    As of 1 April 2019, Steef M. Bartman will be appointed Professor of Corporate Group Liability within the faculty. The chair is part of the Private Law department.

  • UM Warm Sweater week 2019

    Evaluating the Warm Sweater Week 11-15 February 2019


    February 15th was the National Warm Sweater Day. All over The Netherlands more than 200.000 people participated by turning down the heat by 1 degree.

    At Maastricht University a majority of its buildings participated during the whole week. We want to thank all of you for bearing with us! We got lots of reactions spanning from “Please do this during the whole year” to “I had to wear my coat to work”. Sometimes the working conditions were really unbearable.

  • Obsolete technologies

    Pulling the plug on a technology


    Zahar Koretsky studies what happens when technologies are abandoned. How and why do they die? How deep do we have to bury them (metaphorically and literally) if we want to rid ourselves of them?

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    FASoS students present research during MABP fair 2019


    Three FASoS students successfully presented the result of 4 months of research during the MABP fair last week.

  • An Uneven Balance? A Legal Analysis of Power Asymmetries between National Parliaments in the EU

    An uneven balance? A legal analysis of power asymmetries between national parliaments in the EU


    The book provides a comprehensive legal analysis of power asymmetries that exist between national parliaments in the EU.

  • iKnife

    Helping surgeons and pathologists with the iKnife


    Researchers from the Maastricht M4I institute, led by Prof. Ron Heeren, are key partners in an international consortium that will validate the iKnife.

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    Christian Ernsten presents at SIEF2019


    During the 14th congress of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore, taking place from 14-17 April 2019 in Santiago de Compostela (SIEF2019), Christian Ernsten co-organizes a panel and roundtable on “Making Tracks: Walking as embodied research methodology”.

  • Childcare allowance for each PhD candidate


    It has appeared in several cases already: PhD candidates with a scholarship who do not receive childcare allowance. Recently, Minister Van Engelshoven of Education, Culture and Science answered parliamentary questions about the right to childcare allowance for PhD candidates. The answers she gives are in line with the well-known arguments of the Dutch Tax Administration. Expertise centre ITEM questions these arguments on the basis of European law.

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