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    Maastricht University ranked 201-250 for Computer Science

    20-10-2017

    Maastricht University placed #201-250 out of 1000 universities worldwide in the 2018 Times Higher Education Computer Science subject ranking

  • Catharina Pijls prizes awarded at Maastricht health symposium

    19-10-2017

    During the annual Maastricht Symposium on Global and European Health, the Catharina Pijls Dissertation Prize was awarded to Reinier Meester.

  • Dutch courage – Alcohol improves foreign language skills

    19-10-2017

    A new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, conducted by researchers from Maastricht University, the University of Liverpool, and King's College London, shows that bilingual speakers’ ability to speak a second language is improved after they have consumed a low dose of alcohol.

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    Astronomical dream becomes reality

    19-10-2017

    His mouth fell open in surprise, when Gideon Koekoek heard the news two months ago that would proudly be presented to the whole world on Monday, 16 October. The detection of two merging neutron stars, first observed with two telescopes, according to the theoretical physicist, solves a whole range of astronomical, chemical and physical problems in one blow.

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    UM research nominated for Klokhuis Science Award

    18-10-2017

    Maastricht University project Infinity Games on shortlist Klokhuis Science Award.

  • Melissa Siegel - Inaugural lecture - Migration studies - UNU-MERIT

    Migration &: The Depth and Breadth of Migration Studies

    17-10-2017

    What do we consider a migrant? What drives migration? And how does migration interact with other areas? These are topics Prof. dr. Siegel covered in her inaugural lecture in June 2017.

  • HRH Princess Margriet and the Advisory Board Global Health

    UM welcomes HRH Princess Margriet

    17-10-2017

    Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet took part in the yearly meeting of the Advisory Board Global Health. This board - which gives advise to the master’s programmes Global Health at UM and at McMaster University Canada - comes together every year, alternately between Maastricht/the Netherlands and Canada.

  • The motives behind sustainable construction

    16-10-2017

    Estate investors financially benefit from sustainable buildings, says associate professor of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics. His research into the financial effects of sustainable construction is discussed in an article in the Huffington Post.

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    Smile and swallow - Food innovation in Venlo

    13-10-2017

    Report about the Dutch Agri Food Week dinner on the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo.

  • Anita Jansen UMagazine1

    The musical, athletic psychologist

    12-10-2017

    If it wasn’t academia, she could easily have had a successful career in music or sport. Fun and substance are the two words she uses most – the guiding principles behind all her choices. She’s never been into career planning. This year Anita Jansen, professor of Experimental Clinical Psychology and dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, was made a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

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