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  • 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.
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  • 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

  • 20 Jul 2015Press release

    Expansion of golden jackal across Europe creates tricky legal issues
    TILBURG, 20 July '15 - For a long time jackals have been known to most Europeans only through documentaries on African wildlife. But one species – the golden jackal (canis aureus) – is now advancing northward and westward across Europe from its traditional range along the Mediterranean and Black Sea coasts as far as Switzerland and Estonia. This has resulted in considerable confusion – should jackals be protected as a native species everywhere in Europe? Yes, says legal scholar Arie Trouwborst. Read more

  • 17 Jul 2015News

    Veni grants NWO for three promising researchers
    Three promising young reseachers of Tilburg University have been awarded a Veni grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant consists of a maximum of 250,000 euro and will enable them to conduct innovative research for three years. Read more

  • 10 Jul 2015News

    MOA Science Prize for marketing research by Els Gijsbrechts and Jonne Guyt
    Professor Els Gijsbrechts and PhD researcher Jonne Guyt have won the MOA Science Prize 2015 for their article ‘Take Turns or March in Sync? The Impact of the National Brand Promotion Calendar on Manufacturer and Retailer Performance’.

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  • 09 Jul 2015Direct link

    Cambridge scientists support boycott of Elsevier on Open Access

  • 06 Jul 2015News

    Commission invites Rianne Letschert for independent counsel in setting up Scientific Advice Mechanism
    The European Commission has announced that Prof. Rianne Letschert (Director of INTERVICT, Tilburg University and Chair of the Dutch Royal Young Academy of Sciences), Sir David King (former UK Chief Scientific Advisor), and António Vitorino (former European Commissioner) will assist the Commission in selecting members of the High Level Group of the new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM). Read more

  • 06 Jul 2015News

    Tilburg University brings science and society together in Tilburg Cobbenhagen Center
    Tilburg University has established the Tilburg Cobbenhagen Center to reflect on the meaning of religion, law, economics, and responsibility in our late-modern society. Research projects will be set up with partners within university and society, and activities for employees, students, and other stakeholders will be organized. On Friday, July 3, 2015, in its last meeting in this academic year, the Tilburg University Council approved the establishment of the Tilburg Cobbenhagen Center.
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  • 06 Jul 2015News

    PhD candidate raises enough money to kick off research 'Right to education'
    Within a few months PhD candidate Marieke Hopman has raised enough money to start the first stage of her research into the right to education. A total of 169 donors granted € 20,459, a little more than the € 20,000 needed. Read more

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