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News and Events Tilburg University

  • 17 Jul 2017News

    ESRC-DFID Grant awarded to Patricio Dalton on the role of internal constraints in perpetuating poverty
    Dr. Patricio S. Dalton of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) has been awarded, together with colleagues from Glasgow University (PI - Prof. Ghosal), an ESRC-DFID Grant of approx. € 630,000. Read more

  • 13 Jul 2017News

    Celebrating 8 ERC grants at Tilburg University
    To honour the 8 ERC (European Research Council) winners at Tilburg University the Rector Magnificus invited them and their vice-deans of Research for a celebratory lunch. The winners had the opportunity to express their views and experiences on winning the grant and the effort that this takes. The Rector was very interested to hear in what the University can do (more) to support applicants during the process of acquiring an individual grant such as the ERC. Read more

  • 05 Jul 2017Press release

    University Forum presents Student Centricity vision to Rector Magnificus Emile Aarts

    Rector Magnificus praises student initiative

    ‘Understanding students, advancing university’ – that was the theme propagated by a delegation of students at a meeting in September on Tilburg University’s new Strategic Plan. Yesterday, representatives of University Forum (Tilburg University student participation) presented a memo to Rector Magnificus Emile Aarts setting out the Forum’s vision: ‘Towards a Student Centric University’. Read more

  • 03 Jul 2017News

    The Launch of TSG: Seminar on Challenges to Public Governance
    The official launch of the new Tilburg School of Governance on September 21st: TSG Launch Seminar on ‘Challenges to public governance’. Read more

  • 26 Jun 2017Press release

    Tilburg University introduces ‘Professor of Practice’ to strengthen ties with practice
    First appointment: Ronald de Jong, Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Philips Executive Committee

    PRESS RELEASE JUNE 26, 2017 - Tilburg University has introduced a new position, namely, that of ‘Professor of Practice’. The Professor of Practice is an innovative business leader or entrepreneur working in an internationally oriented company. In this way, Tilburg University wants to reinforce its impact on society and strengthen its ties with practice. The first Professor of Practice has now been appointed at the School of Economics and Management (TiSEM): Ronald de Jong, Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Philips. Read more

  • 16 Jun 2017News

    JADS Crime Room – Unique collaboration using big data to cut back crime
    Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) is pleased to announce the launch of the Crime Room knowledge hub initiative. The Crime Room is a unique and innovative partnership between JADS and law enforcement and local authorities in the Brabant region. Read more

  • 08 Jun 2017News

    Alumna Brenda Adoyo starts Venus Cups project in Kenya
    Brenda Adoyo from Kenya has a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Master’s in Strategic management. She graduated in March 2017. Two years ago, and still a student at the time at Tilburg University, Brenda started the Menstrual Cup project in Kenya. Read more

  • 07 Jun 2017Press release

    Archibald van Wieringen appointed Professor of Old Testament
    PRESS RELEASE 7 June 2017 - Tilburg University has appointed Archibald L.H.M. van Wieringen as Professor of Old Testament as of May 1, 2017 at the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology. His chair is located in the department of Biblical Science and Church History. Read more

  • 06 Jun 2017News

    Elisabeth Kempf wins Johannes Cornelis Ruigrok Award 2017 for research into conflicts of interest in credit analysts’ jobs
    The 2017 J.C. Ruigrok Award for PhD research in Economic Sciences (€ 12,500) has been awarded to Elisabeth Kempf for her thesis ‘Essays in corporate finance and financial intermediation’. She received her PhD at Tilburg University in June of 2016 on the basis of this thesis, supervised by Professor O.G. Spalt. Read more

  • 02 Jun 2017Press release

    Professor Jantine Schuit new Dean of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    PRESSRELEASE 2 juni 2017 - The Executive Board has appointed Professor Jantine Schuit as Dean of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB), starting on September 1. She is succeeding Professor Klaas Sijtsma in this capacity. Schuit is head of the Food, Prevention and Care Center (Centrum Voeding, Preventie en Zorg) of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). In addition, she is affiliated to the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam as an endowed professor of Health Promotion and Policy.
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