SG online lecture: Consciousness and the Brain, on 17 January

This lecture, given by Prof. Cyriel Pennartz, will revolve around one of the greatest scientific challenges of the 21st century: the connection between brain and mind.

Pennartz will argue how the brain may create our impressions of reality, and why it has come to do so, reasoning from the evolution of life on earth.

When: Monday 17 January, 20.00
Where: Online via zoom, register here
Speaker: Prof. Cyriel Pennartz, Professor in Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience, UvA

Public Faculty Council meeting, on Wednesday 19 January

On Wednesday 19 January, from 14.30 – 16.30, the first meeting of the Faculty Council in 2022 takes place. The meetings of the Faculty Council are public.

For the Zoom link, please see here.

The Faculty Council agendas and minutes are available on the FASoS intranet.

MUSTS colloquium on collaborative funding & CAST posters, on 19 January

MUSTS is organising a colloquium on ‘collaborative funding and projects beyond FASoS’, which will be followed by the annual CAST poster session.

When: Wednesday 19 January, 15.30 – 17.00
Where: Zoom, click here
Speakers: Merle Achten, Susan Schreibman, Harro van Lente, Darian Mecham

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CPD workshop teaching-research integration, on 26 January

Register now for the FASoS Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshop on 26 January 2022 from 11.00 – 12.30, hosted by Patrick Bijsmans and Sally Wyatt.

In this workshop on teaching-research integration you will explore alternative ways in which research can benefit from your teaching, going beyond the model of teaching your own research.

The registration link comes with a short survey that will serve as input for our discussions.

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Successful FASoS research event

On Thursday 9 December, the FASoS research event was held, both live and online. Live participants were welcomed in the Turnzaal after getting a coffee and a cookie at Bandito, while online attendees participated from the comfort of their own homes.

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SG online lecture series: Global Justice & Human Rights, from 12 January

In January and February you can follow a lecture series by Rene Gabriëls about Global justice and human rights.

When: Starts Wednesday 12 January, 19.30 – 21.30
Where: Online, register here.
Costs: UM students free, UM employees €12.50, Others €25
Speaker: Rene Gabriëls, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, UM

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SG online lecture series: Game Theory, starts on 13 January

In January and February, you can enjoy a lecture series about Game Theory.

When: Starts Thursday 13 January, 19.30 – 21.30.
Where: Online, register here.
Costs: Free for UM students, €12.50 for UM employees and other students, €25 for others.

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FAIR coffee lecture, on Friday 14 January

On Friday 14 January from 11.00 – 12.00, the Open Science Community and CDDI are organising another online FAIR Coffee Lecture, this time with a presentation by Prof. Michel Dumontier, Distinguished Professor of Data Science at UM.

You can register for the lecture here.

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MYA debate on Recognition and Rewards implementations, on 14 January

Recognition and Rewards implementations are well under way. Nevertheless, some degree of criticism on tenets of the approach has been presented in various ways.

On 14 January 2022 at 16.00, the Maastricht Young Academy will host an online debate on Recognition and Rewards. Prof. Hanneke Hulst (Leiden University) and Prof. Floris de Lange (Radboud University) will help us dive into the relevant issues in the R&R revolution.

To attend, please register here.

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Free knitting masterclasses at FASoS, starting Wednesday 26 January

Do you want to learn to knit? Or do you want to master some new techniques?

No matter if you are a beginner or more advanced, you can attend the masterclasses that you are interested in. We will start with the basics, and move on to more advanced techniques.

The masterclasses will take place at FASoS/online every last Wednesday of the month, between 17.00 and 18.00 (But changes may occur if needed!).

Sign up here.

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