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Culture

“Unequal position of women in nobiliary law is hard to justify”

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
“Unequal position of women in nobiliary law is hard to justify” The High Council of Nobility will celebrate its 200th anniversary on 23 June. René de Groot, Maastricht professor of C...

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Mind

“Pavlov, does that ring a bell?”

Wednesday, 05 February 2014
“Pavlov, does that ring a bell?”

According to ‘eating professor’ Anita Jansen, a scientist must also be a writer. Those who write clearly think cl...

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Globalisation

Maastricht University supports training of Indonesian National Police

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Maastricht University supports training of Indonesian National Police Tackling corruption, throwing the spotlight on human rights and introducing the community policing concept in the kampungs , th...

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Technology

Crossing borders in the Maastricht Science Programme

Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Crossing borders in the Maastricht Science Programme The Maastricht Science Programme is now in its third year. The fledgling bachelor’s degree is generating interest from ...

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Society

Excusable evil

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Excusable evil "Imagine if I not only talked about my research, but also smashed everything in this room to bits", Maartje Krabbe ...

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Money

Retiring later? Think about it now

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Retiring later? Think about it now The scrapping of the favourable pension scheme for Dutch civil servants had hidden side effects, such as reduced motivation a...

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Body

“I witnessed the ‘-omics’ revolution in nutrition research”

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
“I witnessed the ‘-omics’ revolution in nutrition research” In the early 1990s Wim Saris, professor of Human Nutrition at Maastricht University, considered taking a different research d...

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People

Does opera increase the chance of a heart attack?

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Does opera increase the chance of a heart attack? “I didn’t have a poster of Bon Jovi in my student room. I had one of Plácido Domingo”, Martin Paul s...

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