• ICIS Marjan Peeters

    Prof. M. Peeters presentation on “EU climate law and its impact on national climate legislation”


    Prof Marjan Peeters delivered a presentation on “EU climate law and its impact on national climate legislation” during the workshop “Role and functioning of national and regional climate laws and climate committees in the light of EU climate and energy policies”

  • Maarten Vink © Irma Collín

    Maarten Vink appointed Willy Brandt Guest Professor in Malmö, Sweden


    Maarten Vink has been appointed Guest Professor at the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM) for the academic year 2017-2018.

  • Awards for UM cardiology research


    Three Maastricht cardiology researchers won awards at the EHRA conference in Vienna this week: Twan van Stipdonk, Matthijs Cluitmans and Elien Engels.

  • Martin Paul in Maastricht

    Students a nuisance? Not during exam week


     Maastricht University president Martin Paul and Maastricht’s mayor, Annemarie Penn-te Strake accompanied the enforcement squad so they could see with their own eyes the situation regarding nuisance caused by student tenants.

  • Maja Brkan King's College London

    MCEL member Dr. Maja Brkan presented at King's College London


    Dr. Maja Brkan presented at the 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL) at King's College London on June 12 - 16 2017. 

  • Freddy Troost

    Golden combination of commerce and science


    The success of the master’s programme in Health Food Innovation Management was one of the critical factors in whether or not to establish a Maastricht University campus in Venlo. The graduation of the sixth class puts an end to any possible doubt. “We’re sticking around; we’ve proven that we have a right to exist”, says associate professor and programme coordinator Freddy Troost.

  • Anger in the fMRI scanner: are violent offenders angrier than other people?


    Franca Tonnaer investigated why people without a history of violence are capable of controlling their anger and why violent offenders are not.

  • Prof. Van Marken Lichtenbelt nominated for Huibregtsen Prize


    Van Marken Lichtenbelt’s discovery of brown adipose tissue in adults in 2009 led to the research of ways to activate and increase brown adipose tissue. On 9 October 2017 foreman of the jury José van Dijck (president KNAW) will announce the winner of the Huibregsten Prize during the Night of Science & Society (Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij).

  • Symposium Cancer and Work

    Cancer and work: a challenging combo


    Insights from scientific research into both sustainable employability as well as cancer and work were at the heart of the symposium ‘Good employment practice: healthy personnel policy and dealing with employees with cancer’, which took place on Friday, 9 June at Maastricht University.

  • Google maps for human tissue

    'We are creating the Google Maps of tissue'


    Researchers at Maastricht University (UM) recently succeeded in visualising dynamic metabolic changes using mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) through amino acid conversion in the liver. This is the first time scientists have been able to identify the dynamics of biochemical processes in living tissue.

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