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  • 27 Jan 2015News

    Masterclass Privacy and National Security in the Digital Age
    Tilburg Law Review will be launching its new issue on Privacy and National Security in a Digital Age on the 5th of March. Authors from all over the world will present their articles during a Masterclass and experts from TILT will be discussing said articles. Read more

  • 27 Jan 2015Press release

    Naked Ape or Techno Sapiens? The Relevance of Human Humanities
    The humanities – the academic disciplines that study the products of the human mind, such as language, culture, art, communication and religion – are in danger of being overshadowed. The naked ape seems to be evolving into techno sapiens at breakneck speed. The political focus on the economic potential of technology and science (knowledge + skills = revenue) appears to be working to the detriment of the humanities. The powers that be are in danger of forgetting the invaluable contribution that these academic disciplines make to fundamental research, the economy and society, while enriching our culture through self-reflection. In his inaugural address on 30 January, Professor of Philosophy of the Humanities and Dean of the Tilburg School of Humanities, Willem B. Drees, will speak about the importance of the humanities. Read more

  • 22 Jan 2015News

    Students develop marketing concepts for Philips and G-Star RAW
    Develop an international marketing concept for a Philips chopper or multicooker, or improve the international webshop of G-Star RAW. That was the assignment that was given to 109 students of the course International Marketing in August last year. Read more

  • 19 Jan 2015News

    High scores in newly published research rankings for Marketing department
    The Department of Marketing of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management is ranked 4th in a worldwide ranking of research productivity, based on the number of publications in four prestigious American marketing journals: Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research and Marketing Science. Tilburg University researchers published 50 articles between 2010 and 2014, leaving behind colleagues from various renowned American universities. Read more

  • 14 Jan 2015News

    High scores for Research Masters Tilburg School of Economics and Management in reaccreditation
    The Economics and Business Research Master programs of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management have recently been assessed by the NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders) as ‘good’ and have thus been reaccredited. Both programs score well above the average level of the Masters programs, according to the committee. Read more

  • 12 Jan 2015Direct link

    Vingerhoets: Women cry twice as long as men due to hormonal differences

  • 09 Jan 2015News

    Seven Tilburg University Professors in top 10 ESB Economentop
    The annual publication of the ESB (Economische Statische Berichten) top 40 of 2014 contains thirteen Professors of Tilburg University. Seven of them are ranked in the top 10. Tilburg University dominates the ‘Institutentop’. Read more

  • 19 Dec 2014News

    Accountancy lecturer Bob van den Brand nominated for Best Lecturer in the Netherlands
    Tilburg University Associate Professor of Accountancy Bob van den Brand is one of the five lecturers who will be vying for the nationwide title of "Best Lecturer of the Year." All research universities and universities of applied sciences throughout the Netherlands were able to nominate a lecturer for the election, which is organized by the Dutch National Student Association (Interstedelijk Studenten Overleg, ISO). A jury then compiled a shortlist on the basis of the letters of motivation submitted by the nominating institutions, assessing the lecturers on the criteria of commitment, didactic ability, interaction with students, innovation, and passion for their work. Read more

  • 19 Dec 2014Press release

    Treaty on Business and Human Rights not the ultimate solution
    Soft law and hard law must go hand in hand Read more

  • 18 Dec 2014Direct link

    Van Reisen: Need for Realistic Benchmarked Approach on Eritrea

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