Dr. Sil Aarts

Assistant professor | scientist | teacher | AWO-ZL | Maastricht University

My current activities

Please, see below for my scientific output and related activities such as my data visualisations using the programming langauge R.


Here, you will find the published book and bookchapters I (co)wrote.

Research articles

Here, you will find a list of my published articles and blogs. The list includes scientific articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as more popular articles often written for non-scientists.


I am a reviewer for several journals related to health care, gerontology and technology. Please see the list below.

My love for R

Here you can find some of my visualisations for #TidyTuesday. All my plots can be found at my twitter account. All my codes can be found at my github page.

My hobbies

Apart from my love for my work and R, I have some additonal loves. Of course, there is my family (always number one). But then there is more. . .