Honours+ Students

Find everything you need for your participation in the Honours+ programme! Consult the student manual, keep an eye on upcoming events and deadlines, sign up for workshops, and contact the Honour+ Central Management Team.

The H+ Team Challenges

Read up on the different interdisciplinary team challenges we are offering this year in Honours+.

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Online Honours+ Student Manual

Detailed programme information for current Honours+ students:
find everything you need to successfully complete the Honours+ programme!

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H+ Tips, tricks and documents

We have gathered some useful tips and tricks for you to use during your Honours+ journey.

Honours+ Workshops

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Central & Informal Events

More info about the Central & Informal Events we are organizing in Honours+.

 

Honours+ Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Mark your calendars!
Make sure to check the Honours+ Student Handbook to inform yourself about all mandatory programme elements of Honours+.

Ready? Set? Go! Honours+ Kick-Off Event

Deadline: Tuesday, October 29th.

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  1. Attend the Honours+ Kick-Off event;

Ready? Set? Go! Team kick-off

  1. Schedule your first team meeting together with your Supervisor, to set ground rules for teamwork;
  2. Pick up the team-building assignment at EDLAB (please inform us when you are planning to come in);
  3. Complete the assignment during the Team kick-off meeting;
  4. Hand in the assignment back at EDLAB.

Deadline: Friday, November 29th.

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And we're off!: Question formulation & Clarifying research focus

Deadline: Friday, January 17th.

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  1. Complete your team’s literature review on the topic of the challenge;
  2. Define your final research question;
  3. Create a hypothesis;
  4. Send a draft to your Supervisor for feedback.

And we're off!: Select research methods & Data collection

  1. Make your hypothesis testable;
  2. Design the actual study, define the methodology;
  3. Collect the necessary data;
  4. Send a draft to your Supervisor for feedback.

Deadline: Friday, March 6th.

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And we're off!: Attend 2 workshops of your choosing

Deadline: Friday, March 13th.

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  1. Sign up on time for two workshops (limited spaces);
  2. Attend both the workshops;

Halfway there: Schedule the Midterm Feedback Session

  1. Prepare for the meeting by watching the instructional video and reading the information booklet;
  2. Prepare the cubes (cut-out);
  3. Attend the actual meeting as a team, with the Supervisor present, and make agreements for the second half of the team challenge and your team’s functioning.
  4. Attend the Midterm Peer Discussion Event on March 3rd or March 4th.

Deadline: Friday, March 20th.

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Halfway there: Analysis & Data interpretation

Deadline: Friday, April 17th.

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  1. Organize the collected data;
  2. Analyze the results;
  3. Send a draft to your Supervisor for feedback.

Wrap it up! Conclusion

  1. Generalize your results. Relate what you have learnt on a small scale to the bigger picture;
  2. Provide potential suggestions for further research;
  3. Highlight the potential solution you are offering (applied research challenges), or the new knowledge you added to the already existing knowledge on this topic (theoretical research challenges);
  4. Send a draft to your Supervisor for feedback.

Deadline: Tuesday, April 28th.

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Wrap it up! Share your work

Deadline: Friday, May 8th.

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  1. Send the final report to your Supervisor and to honoursplus@maastrichtuniversity.nl;
  2. Send your PowerPoint slides for your pitch to honoursplus@maastrichtuniversity.nl;
  3. Send the digital file of the poster to honoursplus@maastrichtuniversity.nl;

Wrap it up! Honours+ Closing Event.

Deadline: Thursday, May 14th.

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  1. Hand in the printed poster at EDLAB, Tapijn Building Z, room 0.003 (Tuesday May 12th 16:00);
  2. Attend the Closing Event on Thursday May 14th;
  3. Hand in your poster reimbursement forms and original printing receipts at EDLAB (Friday May 29th);

Wrap it up! Team Closing Session

  1. Schedule your team closing session together with your Supervisor to evaluate and discuss the results of the team challenge.

Deadline: Friday, May 29th.

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I have a question for the Honours+ Central Management Team.

Before emailing us, please consult the student handbook and the FAQ page or contact your mentor, coach or ask a fellow PREMIUM student.