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  • Improving turnout in provincial and local elections – research commissioned by the Province of North Brabant 19 Sep 2017News Improving turnout in provincial and local elections – research commissioned by the Province of North Brabant
    This fall, Julien van Ostaaijen, Sabine van Zuydam and Daan Jacobs will start a new research project that aims to learn more about different ways to improve turnout in subnational elections.

  • International cooperation crucial to save lion populations 14 Sep 2017Press release International cooperation crucial to save lion populations
    PRESS RELEASE 14 September 2017 - Lions belong to the world’s most charismatic megafauna. However, lion numbers and range have declined alarmingly over the last two decades. To turn the tide, international cooperation is crucial, says a team of lawyers, conservation biologists and social scientists.

  • Tilburg University researchers receive grants worth 4.5 million from European Research Council 11 Sep 2017Press release Tilburg University researchers receive grants worth 4.5 million from European Research Council
    PRESS RELEASE 11 September 2017 – Three talented researchers of Tilburg University have each been awarded a Starting Grant of 1.5 million euros for their research by the European Research Council (ERC). The grants have been awarded to Dr. Mark Brandt and Dr. Joris Mulder of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Dr. Linnet Taylor of Tilburg Law School.

  • Mark Schankerman appointed as Ronald Coase Visiting Professor in Law and Economics 07 Sep 2017News Mark Schankerman appointed as Ronald Coase Visiting Professor in Law and Economics
    Prof. Mark Schankerman has been appointed Ronald Coase Visiting Professor at the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC). Prof. Schankerman is a renowned authority in patents, innovation, university technology transfer, productivity, open source software, and emerging economies. Prof. Schankerman is in Tilburg from 13 September until 28 October 2017.

  • International treaties vital for biodiversity conservation 24 Aug 2017Publication International treaties vital for biodiversity conservation
    In the battle to halt and reverse the global biodiversity crisis, a crucial role is reserved for international legal instruments. A new open-access viewpoint article in BioScience, written by an international assemblage of wildlife lawyers, conservation biologists and social scientists and led by Tilburg lawyer Arie Trouwborst, highlights the importance of international law in wildlife conservation.



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