Research Humanities and Digital Sciences

Research at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences focuses on transformation processes taking place in contemporary society, related to communication and culture, and analyses the underlying moral and ethical questions.

Humanities and Digital Sciences research


News research Humanities and Digital Sciences

  • NWO funding for Marie Barking and Katarina Mihaljevic 26 Jun 2018News NWO funding for Marie Barking and Katarina Mihaljevic
    Two candidates managed to obtain funding by NWO this year, Marie Barking, who will do research into language interference, and Katarina Mihaljevic, who will investigate the life of the philosopher Rose Rand. Both will start their PhD project as of September. The Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences has the opportunity to apply for funding by NWO, to enable PhD research in the humanities.

  • The role of Spanish female jihadists in recruitment networks 25 Jun 2018Press release The role of Spanish female jihadists in recruitment networks
    Press release 25-6-2018 Female jihadists are systematically overlooked in terrorism research. Claudia Carvalho, who received her PhD on 19 June, followed the online radicalization and recruitment process led by Spanish and Moroccan jihadist women. They managed to create networks on Facebook and on other social media, especially targeting other women.

  • Large NWO grant for datadriven cancer research by Krahmer, Pauws (TSHD) and Vermunt (TSB) 12 Jun 2018News Large NWO grant for datadriven cancer research by Krahmer, Pauws (TSHD) and Vermunt (TSB)
    Prof. Emiel Krahmer, Prof. Steffen Pauws (TSHD) and Prof. Jeroen Vermunt (TSB) received a large subsidy of € 457,000 from NWO for research into data-driven, joint decision-making for individual cancer patients.

  • Jan Blommaert: Did anything happen in May 68? 03 May 2018Direct link Jan Blommaert: Did anything happen in May 68?

  • Three teachers receive prestigious Comenius grants 23 Apr 2018Press release Three teachers receive prestigious Comenius grants
    NWO/NRO (Netherlands Initiative for Education Research) has awarded teachers Tessa Leesen of University College and Marie Postma of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences a Senior Fellowship. This was announced by NWO today. Earlier this month, a Comenius Teacher project initiated by Rob Jansen of the Tilburg School of Behavioral Sciences, in collaboration with Remco Mannak and John Goedee, was awarded a grant.



Research institutes

  • Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
    Theme: Artificial intelligence, cognitive modelling, human-computer interaction, serious gaming
  • Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science
    Theme: Logic and the philosophy of science


Innovative Research

Recent publications Humanities and Digital Sciences