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Culture

The art of collaboration

Thursday, 18 June 2015
The art of collaboration

Each March, Maastricht turns into a magnet for art lovers, collectors, curators and the rich and famous from all over the wor...

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Mind

Ethnic outsiders at risk of psychosis

Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Ethnic outsiders at risk of psychosis

Remarkable: the risk of psychosis among young Dutch-Moroccan men is five times higher than that of Dutch-Moroccan women. Psyc...

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Globalisation

The promise of nanotechnology

Monday, 07 March 2016
The promise of nanotechnology

Emerging technologies are often held up as miracle interventions: by bridging the divide between the Global North and South, ...

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Technology

A scientific crush

Tuesday, 24 May 2016
A scientific crush

From the very first contact, the feeling was mutual: this is the kind of person I want to work with. After a six-month intern...

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Society

Lessons learnt from urban labs

Friday, 26 February 2016
Lessons learnt from urban labs

Urban labs have much to teach us. About co-creation, for instance, and about new forms of local governance. And they might ju...

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Money

The future of the Dutch pension system remains uncertain

Monday, 22 February 2016
The future of the Dutch pension system remains uncertain

The Dutch pension system, which is based on guaranteed benefits, will definitely be restructured; the only question is when. ...

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Body

E-health for pregnant women: a success story

Friday, 26 February 2016
E-health for pregnant women: a success story

Pregnant women who drink alcohol, or who suffer from psychological and emotional symptoms, are more at risk for a wide range ...

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People

Guido Tans, ‘the son’

Thursday, 18 February 2016
Guido Tans, ‘the son’

“Are you the son of Sjeng Tans?” This was a question Guido Tans was often asked when he arrived at Maastricht University (UM)...

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