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  • 08 Oct 2015News

    Tilburg University participates in European research project DOSSIER-Cloud
    The European Research Institute in Service Science (ERISS) from Tilburg University participates in new project funded by the European Commission with the aim of helping organizations to speed up application and delivery cycles on the cloud. Read more

  • 28 Sep 2015News

    Alumni TiSEM nominated for the AM Generali Innovation Thesis prize
    Gerdien Ridderbos , alumni Marketing Research at Tilburg University , has been nominated for the AM Generali Innovation Thesis prize . The prize is awarded annually to the college or university student with the best thesis on innovation in financial services. On November 17th 2015 the winner will be announced . Read more

  • 07 Sep 2015News

    Love conquers all but nicotine: no spousal peer effects on the decision to quit smoking
    If two partnered individuals both smoke, the decision of one of them to quit smoking may lead the other to quit smoking as well. Spousal peer effects on quit-smoking behavior are interesting from policy point of view because if they exists anti-smoking policies get ‘two for the price of one’. Therefore, Ali Palali from Tilburg University investigates in his dissertation the spousal peer effects on the decision to quit smoking in couples to see if the quit decision of one partner affects the other. The results show however that there are no spousal peer effects. Read more

  • 04 Sep 2015Press release

    Data Challenge: tracking ship movements and detecting illness in children
    Tilburg University data science researchers help non-profit organizations to address Big Data challenges. At a symposium on September 11th, they will present cases of Greenpeace and Jeroen Bosch Hospital to illustrate both solutions and challenges offered by Big Data. Read more

  • 01 Sep 2015Press release

    Forty Executive MBA participants of City University of Hong Kong are visiting TIAS and Tilburg University (TISEM)
    40 Executive MBA participants (entrepreneurs and program executives from mainland China) will be visiting the Tilburg University campus in the week of 31 August – 4 September 2015. The main purpose of the visit is to learn first-hand about European business culture and to foster links between Chinese and Dutch businesses. Read more

  • 29 Jul 2015News

    Dekimpe Outstanding Reviewer
    Prof.dr. Marnik Dekimpe received the 2015 Outstanding Reviewer Award for his exceptional contributions to the Journal of Marketing.

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  • 20 Jul 2015Press release

    'CEOs gamble with shareholder's money'
    CEOs of conglomerates are trusting heavily on their 'gut feeling' when it comes to investment decisions. A new study finds that by doing so, they are destroying shareholder value. At the cost of more rational options, CEOs are attracted to investments characterized by a small chance to win a big prize (‘long shots’). Read more

  • 17 Jul 2015News

    Veni grants NWO for three promising researchers
    Three promising young reseachers of Tilburg University have been awarded a Veni grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant consists of a maximum of 250,000 euro and will enable them to conduct innovative research for three years. Read more

  • 10 Jul 2015News

    MOA Science Prize for marketing research by Els Gijsbrechts and Jonne Guyt
    Professor Els Gijsbrechts and PhD researcher Jonne Guyt have won the MOA Science Prize 2015 for their article ‘Take Turns or March in Sync? The Impact of the National Brand Promotion Calendar on Manufacturer and Retailer Performance’.

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  • 03 Jul 2015News

    Six Research Talent grants for PhD research at Tilburg University
    The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Tilburg University with six Research Talent (Onderzoekstalent) grants. Research Talent grants offer excellent students within the social and behavioral sciences the opportunity to fulfill their ambitions to conduct PhD research. Read more

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