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  • 28 Sep 2016Direct link

    CFO Survey: Political uncertainty at home and abroad affects operations
    Domestic political uncertainty puts business expenditure and employment under pressure. For instance, 60% of European companies have become more cautious. The struggle between Trump and Clinton also creates extra uncertainty for the investment plans of European companies. These are a few business results from CFO Survey Europe, carried out by TIAS School for Business and Society (Tilburg, NL) and Duke University (North Carolina, US). Read more

  • 26 Sep 2016Press release

    Tilburg Law School to invest € 2.5 million in innovative PhD research
    PRESS RELEAE 26 September 2016 - Tilburg Law School has appointed thirteen young researchers who, between September 2016 and February 2017, will start with innovative PhD research, for instance, into the role of the law in the use of Big Bata. The investment involved amounts to approximately € 2.5 million. Read more

  • 26 Sep 2016Press release

    New web app spots statistical errors in academic papers
    PRESS RELEASE 26 September 2016 - Methodologists from Tilburg University and the University of Amsterdam have developed a simple web app that can automatically detect statistical errors in psychology research papers. Read more

  • 21 Sep 2016Press release

    Tilburg University rises in Times Higher Education World University Ranking
    PRESS RELEASE 21 Sept. 2016 - In the past few years, Tilburg University has steadily risen in the Times Higher Education Ranking and now has a place in the top 200. This is mainly due to the rise in the number of citations and the improved research reputation. In addition, the number of PhD defenses has increased. Read more

  • 20 Sep 2016News

    Tilburg University and TU Eindhoven consortium obtains NWO grant
    NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) granted €1 million to the universities of Tilburg and Eindhoven for the project titled “Next generation predictive analytics for data-driven banking and insurance”. The proposal was submitted within the theme Data-driven Research for Banking and Insurance, an initiative of NWO, Achmea and Rabobank. Read more

  • 19 Sep 2016News

    Prof. Jan van Dijk to receive 2016 ESC European Criminology Award for lifetime contribution
    The European Society of Criminology has decided to award prof. dr. Jan van Dijk (INTERVICT/ Tilburg University) the 2016 ESC European Criminology Award in recognition of his lifetime contribution to European criminology. Read more

  • 14 Sep 2016News

    Data Science for Humanitarian Innovation
    As per September 1, 2016, Prof. dr. Conny Rijken (TLS) and Prof. dr. ir. Hein Fleuren (TiSEM) have been appointed as directors for the new research program Data Science for Humanitarian Innovation of Data Science Center Tilburg (DSC/t). Read more

  • 12 Sep 2016News

    Startup student Richard van Laak wins first Entrepreneurial Award
    Richard van Laak of SCRiBBR received the first Best Entrepreneurial Student Initiative Award (BESI) during the Opening of the Academic Year ceremony at Tilburg University. The BESI award is a new Tilburg prize for the best student initiative contributing to the solution of a societal problem. He received the prize in the amount of € 1000 for the continued development of his promising company. Read more

  • 12 Sep 2016News

    TILT project on Anti-Doping legislation for the European Commission
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT) will conduct a research project on anti-doping legislation for the European Commission. The goal of this study is to assist the Commission in providing guidance to Member States to adopt or revise existing national legislation on anti-doping in sport to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Read more

  • 07 Sep 2016News

    Night University's complete program online now!
    On Wednesday, October 5th from 19:30 hrs. you can immerse yourself in a combination of science and entertainment at Night University (free entrance). This year’s theme is "Face your Fears". Are you curious about what to expect this edition? The complete program is online now. Read more