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  • 15 Apr 2015News

    INTERVICT conducts research into experiences of relatives victims MH17
    Tilburg University's victimology institute INTERVICT will conduct research into the mental health, experienced bottlenecks and assistance to close relatives of the victims of flight MH17 that was shot down over Ukraine. The researchers will work closely with Victim Support Netherlands which also sponsors the research. Read more

  • 13 Apr 2015News

    Under Observation: Conference on data technology in healthcare
    e-Health and digital surveillance is this year's topic of the bi-annual multidisciplinary conference TILTing Perspectives on Technology Regulation, organized by the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT). This conference aims to inspire cross-fertilization and bring new insights into the legal, ethical and social meanings of being ‘under observation’. Read more

  • 01 Apr 2015Press release

    Rewarding repression: Proposals to aid the Eritrean government
    Hastily drawn up and poorly considered plans by several governments appear about to provide succor and support to one of Africa’s most notorious regimes. The process is led by the European Union, which is planning to provide a substantial bilateral aid package worth € 312 million to Eritrea. This is almost a three--‐fold increase from 2009, and comes despite scathing assessments of the human rights of Eritrea by bodies including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. Read more

  • 25 Mar 2015Press release

    Tilburg University fastest riser in Keuzegids Masters 2015
    In the 2015 edition of the Keuzegids for the Master’s programs, Tilburg University is ranking sixth, four places higher than in 2014. The university’s overall score is 61.5 points. As a result, Tilburg University is the fastest riser of all universities. In the Keuzegids Masters 2015, all Master’s programs in the Netherlands are assessed and compared.

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  • 25 Mar 2015News

    National thesis award for alumnus Maarten de Ridder
    Maarten de Ridder, alumnus of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, has received yet another prize for his Master thesis ‘The Impact of Nominal Rigidities on State Level Business Cycle Dynamics in the US’. Read more

  • 20 Mar 2015Direct link

    'Sweetie 2.0' Software Uses Virtual Girl To Lure Child Porn Offenders Out Of The Dark

  • 18 Mar 2015Direct link

    Lubbers and Van Seters: Energy Union can stabilize Ukraine

  • 13 Mar 2015Press release

    Paul Schoukens appointed Professor of International and European Social Security Law
    Tilburg University has appointed Paul Schoukens as Professor of International and European Social Security Law as of March 1, 2015. Within the Department of Social Law and Social Policy of Tilburg Law School, he will conduct research into new forms of migration and their impact on social security. In addition, the research remit includes rethinking European and international minimum social security standards. Read more

  • 13 Mar 2015News

    Alumna Marketing Management nominated for Dutch Marketing Thesis Award
    Marlie Joosten, alumna of the Master in Marketing Management, is one of six nominees for the Dutch Marketing Thesis Award 2015. She wrote a masters' thesis on the impact of temperature, color and smell on consumer behavior in supermarkets. The winner will be announced on March 19th. Read more

  • 12 Mar 2015Press release

    Eindhoven Dean Emile Aarts Appointed as New Rector of Tilburg University
    Press release, March 12th 2015
    The Tilburg University Board of Governors has announced today that Emile Aarts, affiliated to Eindhoven University of Technology as Dean and Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, is to become the new rector of Tilburg University. Aarts will succeed rector magnificus Philip Eijlander on June 1. Aarts has long-standing management experience both at Philips Research Laboratories and at Eindhoven University and is appreciated by students and colleagues alike for his innovative thinking in the field of management.

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