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  • 24 Nov 2014News

    Best theses prizes for De Ridder, Verkroost and Vlieks

  • 24 Nov 2014Press release

    Want status? Be assertive, but don't always be friendly
    Behaving assertively gets people status, both in an environment in which aggressive dominance pays off and in an environment in which, in contrast, people need to earn other’s respect in order to get status. That is the conclusion of scientific research by Wendy de Waal-Andrews (Tilburg University), Aiden Gregg (Southampton University) and Joris Lammers (University of Cologne). They published their findings in the latest issue of the British Journal of Social Psychology. Read more

  • 21 Nov 2014News

    Human Rights Day 2014 to focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and human right policies at universities

  • 20 Nov 2014Press release

    Professor Philip Eijlander to step down as Rector Magnificus
    During Tilburg University’s 87th Dies Natalis on November 20, Philip Eijlander has announced that he will step down as Rector Magnificus due to health reasons. Eijlander will return to Tilburg Law School as Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law. He will continue his work as rector until a successor has been appointed. Read more

  • 20 Nov 2014Direct link

    Publisher Springer and universities reach agreement on open access

  • 17 Nov 2014Press release

    Victims of collateral damage in war should be compensated
    Victims of so-called ‘collateral damage’ of war are not eligible to compensation according to the laws of war, whereas victims of violations are. This distinction is no longer tenable, argues Alphonse Muleefu in his PhD dissertation. He will defend the dissertation on 24 November 2014 at Tilburg University. Read more

  • 10 Nov 2014Press release

    Experimental economist John List keynote speaker at Tilburg University’s dies natalis
    John List, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and the ‘high priest’ of economic field experimentation, is one of the keynote speakers at the celebration of Tilburg University’s 87th anniversary on Thursday November 20, 2014. The other keynote speaker is Daniel Levinthal, Professor of Corporate Management at the Wharton School in Pennsylvania and an expert in the field of organizational learning. Both will receive an honorary doctorate for their contributions to economics and business, respectively. Read more

  • 10 Nov 2014Press release

    Annual Visiting Fellowship and Student Award Willem and Marit Witteveen
    Tilburg University has dedicated a visiting fellowship and a student award to commemorate the lives and work of Willem and Marit Witteveen, who died in the disaster with flight MH17 in Ukraine. Willem Witteveen was Professor of Legal Theory and Rhetoric at Tilburg Law School and his daughter Marit studied Liberal Arts and Sciences at the university. The Witteveen Memorial Fellowship on Law and Humanities is a fellowship for young researchers and the Marit Witteveen Award will be awarded to the most talented first-year student of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Tilburg University. Read more

  • 05 Nov 2014News

    NWO grant for research into sustainable business models
    NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) has granted €400,000 euro under its Sustainable Business Models research program to a research consortium in which Professor of Purchasing Management Bart Vos of Tilburg University collaborates with the Open University and NEVI, a knowledge network for purchasing and supply management. They are studying the role that employees in purchasing departments can play to accelerate the transition to sustainable business practices in the Netherlands with circular supply chains. The object is to maximize the reuse of raw materials and products and minimize value destruction. Read more

  • 04 Nov 2014Direct link

    Negotiations between universities and Elsevier failed

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