News and Events Tilburg University
02 Sep 2015Direct link
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
28 Aug 2015Direct link
26 Aug 2015Direct link
20 Aug 2015Press release
4000 students at Tilburg City Brunch enjoying their leftovers
As part of the Tilburg Orientation Program, 4000 first-year students from Fontys University of Applied Sciences and Tilburg University will enjoy the Tilburg City Brunch made from 'leftovers' on Wednesday 26th of August in 4 different locations of the city center. Read more
04 Aug 2015Direct link
04 Aug 2015Press release
Gamers who buy advantages are respected less by other players
How do gamers perceive other gamers that buy an in-game advantage using microtransactions (real money)? In studies with 532 active gamers as participants, psychologists from Tilburg University and UC Berkeley found that players who buy such advantages are evaluated more negatively. They are liked and respected less, are thought to have a lower status, and people are less willing to cooperate with them in the game.
30 Jul 2015News
The future of the EU health and safety legislation
In the newest issue of the quarterly CLR-News (2-2015), titled ‘The future of the EU health and safety legislation’ (www.clr-news.org under Publications), editor Jan Cremers (Law School UvT and AIAS) questions whether the OHS-policy developed is internal market proof and resistant enough to the reigning dogma of deregulation. Read more
27 Jul 2015News
Two large grants for Tranzo
Tranzo recently received two large grants, one worth 300,000 euro from ZonMw for research into youth care and another worth 500,000 euro from NWO for research into violence against psychiatric patients.
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