How to abolish a numerus fixus

How to abolish a numerus fixus

MAASTRICHT. The numerus fixus for the study programme of Economics and...
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58 lectures, thirty music performances and a proper shooting gallery

58 lectures, thirty music performances and a proper shooting gallery

With no fewer than 58 lectures, most of which by Maastricht scientists, the...
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“Are you sure I can't help with the dishes?”

“Are you sure I can't help with the dishes?”

“Are you sure I can't help with the dishes?” rector Rianne ...
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Dutch food producers agree to stop adding sugar to jars of vegetables

THE NETHERLANDS. Food producers have reached agreement with supermarkets to...

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THE NETHERLANDS. Schiphol airport is to introduce ‘no trolley’ ...

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Myth: If children listen to Mozart, they become smarter
Available online at amazon.com: A Baby Einstein playpen with music by Mozart and Bach, a ‘self-discovery mobile’ to hang above the crib, with classical melodies and Baby 2 Be, a CD especially for unborn children, to listen to from the wom...
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Speaking Dutch

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Garbage patch in the lab

Garbage patch in the lab

Since customers in the Netherlands have to pay for them, plastic bag usage ...
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