Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Understanding the sociology and psychology of human actions


  • 15 Jul 2016News

    Veni awards 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

  • 24 Jun 2016Direct link

    Tal Simons: How small bars resist smoking bans in the Netherlands
    Article in LSE Business Review, based on the paper "There’s No Beer Without a Smoke: Community Cohesion and Neighboring Communities’ Effects on Organizational Resistance to Antismoking Regulations in the Dutch Hospitality Industry", in Academy of Management Journal (2016), Vol. 59, No. 2, 545–578, by Tal Simons, Patrick Vermeulen and Joris Knoben. Read more

  • 24 May 2016News

    Teacher training program student in TV documentary
    On May 16, the VPRO broadcasted the documentary ‘Maatschappijleer’. It featured Daan Faasen, a student of the Academic Teacher Training program at Tilburg University, who is a starting Sociology (Maatschappijleer) teacher at a secondary school.

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  • 13 May 2016News

    Vidi grant for data research Katrijn Van Deun
    Katrijn Van Deun (Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, department Methodology and Statistics) has been awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO. The grant will enable her to develop her own research program and research group. Van Deun's research concerns the development of statistical tools for the analysis of so-called Big Data from multiple sources. Read more

  • 09 May 2016News

    ERASMUS+ 2014-2016 Learning Outcomes
    The first Erasmus+ project 2014-2016 (Mobility within Europe) has ended. All incoming and outgoing students and staff participating in Erasmus mobility have completed an online report regarding their level of satisfaction with many aspects of their exchange. Read more