FASoS Research

MCICM organised its second experiment: The People’s Salon

The Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) concluded its second experiment working together with the ‘Friends of philharmonie zuidnederland’ and designed an evening where the audience not only listened to classical music, but also to each other’s stories about that music.

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Joey Tang receives YERUN Researcher Mobility Award

The results of the 2019 call of the YERUN Researcher Mobility Awards (RMAs) have been published. In total 40 RMAs will be awarded to researchers from across the YERUN network. Nine of these researchers come from UM, the highest number among the 17 YERUN partner universities.

One of these RMAs has been awarded to Joey Tang, PhD candidate at FASoS. Joey’s research explores gender inequality in Dutch organisations by using ‘big data’.

FASoS a partner in successful WUN grant on health humanities

Anna Harris was a partner of a successful WUN (Worldwide Universities Network) grant recently, led by the PI Professor Sandra Carr from The University of Western Australia.

The topic of the grant is the health humanities, and how to develop patient-centred and compassionate care through education. Other partners are from University of Alberta, Sydney University, Durham University and University of Cape Town.

Patrick Bijsmans awarded UM diversity and inclusivity research funding

Patrick Bijsmans (FASoS) and Carla Haelermans (SBE) have been awarded UM funding for a Diversity & Inclusivity research project on the international classroom and global citizenship education.

The project builds on earlier research that Patrick has been conducting with Arjan Schakel (now University of Bergen) and BA ES alumni Asena Baykal and Sven Hegewald. The new project will look at BA programmes at several UM faculties.
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Call for research participants: first generation academics

For a project on the experiences of first generation students, we are looking for students and academic staff members whose parents did not obtain a university degree. By participating in one of our focus group discussions, you will not only access free food, but also significantly contribute to the improvement of the diversity policy of the UM.

For more information, please see here.

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Mathieu Segers nominated as board member of SSH Domain

As of 1 February 2020, Prof. Mathieu Segers will serve as board member of the NWO Domain Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH). The nomination comes at a time when cooperation between the Humanities and Social Sciences is high on the Dutch research agenda.

Colleagues who would like to bring particular issues under the attention of the SSH Domain board can directly get in touch with Mathieu.

NWO research grant for Sally Wyatt

Together with colleagues from the Utrecht University Medical Centre, Sally Wyatt has been awarded funding (total of €750,000) for a project about using artificial intelligence in clinical decision making.

The project is funded under the NWO Open Competition for Digitalisation, a scheme that explicitly called for multidisplinary collaboration.

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Final reminder: results needed for Scientific Report 2019

It is the time of the year again to register your research output in PURE, unless you have already done so.

Please fill in your 2019 output in PURE before Wednesday 1 January 2020. Kindly note this is a revised deadline to the original deadline (10 January), as Pure will be experiencing updates from 2 to 13 January which means data entered at that time may be lost.

A detailed overview of what to report can be found below.

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Theater tour Universiteit van Nederland

The Universiteit van Nederland is going into theaters. They are looking for (Dutch-speaking) scientists who would like to talk about their research to an audience of about 400 people. You are invited to submit an idea for research.

More information can be found here.

NWO SGW tables: join the conversation on NWO policy

The SGW (sociale- en geesteswetenschappen) tables are designed to advise the SGW board on matters pertaining NWO policy, programming and procedures. Each table represents a different scientific discipline and the aim is that scientists of all levels are in these tables, reflecting the composition of the SGW research field.

In case you would like to become involved in one of the tables, sign up here. For more information, send an email to NWO­SGWtafels@nwo.nl.

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