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The geographical psychology of recent graduates in the Netherlands: Relating environmental factors and personality traits to location choice

Research Memorandum by Inge Hooijen, Ineke Bijlsma, Frank Cörvers, Davey Poulissen

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Sanne van Wetten defends doctoral thesis

On Wednesday 29 January, Sanne van Wetten successfully defended her PhD thesis on: “Human capital and employee entrepreneurship: The role of skills, personality characteristics and the work context”

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Carla Haelermans (ROA) awarded UM diversity and inclusivity research funding

Carla Haelermans awarded UM diversity and inclusivity research funding

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Cyber attack Maastricht University

Please be aware, due to the recent cyber attack our website is still not fully functional!

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January 08, 2020

Learning and Work seminars, Maastricht University, SBE, Spring 2020

Our regular Tuesday seminar series (from 12:00 to 13:00 at Tongersestraat 53) features researchers from different disciplines, with focuses on both academic and policy issues.

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ROA mission

The Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) is a research institute of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, established in 1986. The overarching research theme of ROA is the acquisition and depreciation of human capital over the life course in relation to the dynamics of the labor market. ROA aims to do high level scientific research with a substantial policy impact. This dual mission is pursued in all research project, regardless of the type of funding (fundamental or commissioned research). ROA receives funding from scientific funds (e.g. NRO, NWO, NETSPAR, ORA, H2020), as well as from national and international authorities (Ministries, European Commission, OECD) and various other organizations such as training funds, educational institutes and regional governments. For more information, please click here