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

  • Excellent scores Communication and AI research Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences 25 Mar 2019News Excellent scores Communication and AI research Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
    The Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences research programs Language, Communication and Cognition (LCC) and Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence (CS&AI) received excellent scores in their latest assessment.

  • New Zealand: White terrorism, white genocide and metapolitics2.0 20 Mar 2019Direct link New Zealand: White terrorism, white genocide and metapolitics2.0
    New Zealand: White terrorism, white genocide and metapolitics2.0

  • Care and health at the heart of two new Master's tracks 12 Mar 2019Press release Care and health at the heart of two new Master's tracks
    Tilburg University is starting two new Master’s tracks: Health, Wellbeing & Society and Health Humanities. Both tracks start in September 2019, and tie in with the university’s impact theme of Enhancing Health and Wellbeing, in which Tilburg University concentrates on academic research and education aimed specifically at improving people’s health and wellbeing.

  • TSHD Selection PhDs in the Humanities 2019 07 Mar 2019News TSHD Selection PhDs in the Humanities 2019
    This year, TSHD has again been invited to submit PhD proposals for the NWO program PhDs in the Humanities.

  • Humboldt Research Award for Marc Swerts 14 Feb 2019Press release Humboldt Research Award for Marc Swerts
    Prof. Marc Swerts from the Department of Communication and Cognition of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) has received a research award (Forschungspreis) from the German Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, for which he had been nominated by Prof. Dr. Bernd Möbius of Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany. The prize is worth €60,000 and will be awarded during the 47th symposium of research award winners in March 2019 in Bamberg (Germany).



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