Culture

The ins and outs of hacking

Friday, 21 October 2016
The ins and outs of hacking

What do you think of when you imagine a hacker? A solitary, nerdy guy in his mid-30s breaking into a computer system? Or the ...

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Mind

Our failing memory

Friday, 17 March 2017
Our failing memory

A memory that does not seem to coincide with reality is innocent enough in everyday life. Indeed, we all experience blind spo...

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Globalisation

Go for action research

Thursday, 05 January 2017
Go for action research

Shyama V. Ramani, Professor of Development Economics at UNU-MERIT, has been working on the issue of sanitation since the tsun...

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Technology

Data science: changing the world one bit at a time

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Data science: changing the world one bit at a time

The amount of data produced by scientists increases by one third every year, according to the European Commission. How can th...

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Society

25 years of the Maastricht Treaty: party or hangover?

Thursday, 23 February 2017
25 years of the Maastricht Treaty: party or hangover?

 

The signing of the Maastricht Treaty marked the first step towards the establishment of the European Union (EU) as we k...

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Money

Why investors are embracing sustainability

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Why investors are embracing sustainability

Previously, assistant professor of Finance Paul Smeets showed that investors are willing to invest in sustainable funds and p...

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Body

“Pneumonia is still the biggest killer in Africa”

Friday, 11 November 2016
“Pneumonia is still the biggest killer in Africa”

Twelve November it is World Pneumonia Day. Camielle Noordam did PhD research on pneumonia in children in sub-Saharan Africa. ...

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