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Culture

Wrestling with medical-ethical dilemmas during WWII

Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Wrestling with medical-ethical dilemmas during WWII

On 2 April at Maastricht University, Hannah van den Ende will defend her thesis titled ‘Don’t forget that you're a doctor: Je...

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Mind

Learning not to eat

Thursday, 05 February 2015
Learning not to eat

Imagine: you adore chocolate. White, dark, filled with caramel, whatever. You only have to see it or smell it and you’re sold...

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Globalisation

Limits to European asylum

Thursday, 05 February 2015
Limits to European asylum

In 2014, more than 140,000 asylum seekers made their way across the Mediterranean Sea towards the Italian islands of Lampedus...

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Technology

Three jobs, one goal: the quest for biobased polymers

Thursday, 05 February 2015
Three jobs, one goal: the quest for biobased polymers

Working towards more sustainable materials is not about developing materials made from renewable sources. Instead, it’s about...

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Society

A circle that can’t be squared

Thursday, 12 March 2015
A circle that can’t be squared

Patrick Magee, former IRA volunteer also known as the ‘Brighton Bomber’, is never caught smiling in a picture. When asked at ...

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Money

Sustainability penetrates the financial world

Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Sustainability penetrates the financial world Sustainability is slowly but surely gaining a foothold in the financial world. Investors are growing more critical; banks and...

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Body

UM students head to Japan for double degree

Thursday, 05 February 2015
UM students head to Japan for double degree

Call it a kind of integration ritual. An extended introduction to Japanese traditions and customs, including soaking up cultu...

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People

Social in heart and mind

Thursday, 05 February 2015
Social in heart and mind

Her parents founded the Michelin star restaurant De Echoput in Apeldoorn, now run by her brother. As a child she helped out b...

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