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“It was painful to cut out half my data”

“It was painful to cut out half my data”

Robbert van Driessche (24), student of the Research Master in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology Studies, spent six months researching resistance to change in urban (re)design.
“The punishment for smuggling didn’t really work as a deterrent”

“The punishment for smuggling didn’t really work as a deterrent”

The First World War: the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences used it as a theme for a cross-border project; the RWTH Aachen was a partner. Approximately thirty students with Flemish, Walloon, Dutch, German and even British and Austrian nationalities participated. It was all done within the framework of Marble, Maastricht University’s project ...
Aversion to pensions

Aversion to pensions

Last Monday, third-year International Business student Monika Hulewicz (21) and her team won the Branding Communication contest of the School of Business and Economics. Together they developed a project to increase awareness of a rather unpopular topic: pensions.
“Once you’re convicted, you’re done”

“Once you’re convicted, you’re done”

Based on the results of her thesis research, Jaya Godhwani (24), student of Forensics, Criminology and Law (FoL) aims to set up an ‘innocence project’ in her homeland India to exonerate those who were wrongfully convicted through DNA testing.
Eating chips for research

Eating chips for research

For his master’s thesis, Timo Anderer (26, Germany), an International Business student specialising in Marketing Finance, set up an experiment on customer satisfaction. He concluded that social interaction in the decision-making process leads to happier customers.
Africa’s next top model as an escape

Africa’s next top model as an escape

Three months in Ghana, 45 interviews. For her master’s thesis in Globalisation and Development Studies at FASoS, Chiara Janssen (24) researched the meaning of ‘home’ to Liberian women in the refugee camp Burubudam.