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  • Pearl van Lonkhuizen and Suzanne Hendricksen win Vrienden van Cobbenhagen student awards 18 Jan 2017News Pearl van Lonkhuizen and Suzanne Hendricksen win Vrienden van Cobbenhagen student awards
    The jury of the Vrienden van Cobbenhagen (Friends of Cobbenhagen) alumni association has awarded a scholarship of EUR 10,000 to Pearl van Lonkhuizen, a Bachelor’s degree student at Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and a prize of EUR 5,000 to Suzanne Hendricksen, a Master’s degree student at Tilburg Law School.

  • Rosanne Franken received Staatsrechtkring thesis prize 12 Jan 2017News Rosanne Franken received Staatsrechtkring thesis prize
    Rosanne Franken received the Staatsrechtkring’s thesis prize. This is the first time that the prize has been awarded. It was presented during the Constitutional Law Conference on 16 December 2016 at Twente University.

  • Funding for research on Smart Urban Intermediaries in ‘living labs’ 12 Jan 2017News Funding for research on Smart Urban Intermediaries in ‘living labs’
    An international consortium led by Merlijn van Hulst (Tilburg School of Governance) will receive funding from Urban Europe (ERA-NET, funded by the European Commission) to research Smart Urban Intermediaries. The research grant amounts to 1.1 million euros. The research will start in the spring of 2017 and last until October 2019.

  • Labour migration and construction – the Portuguese experience 22 Dec 2016News Labour migration and construction – the Portuguese experience
    Jan Cremers (Tilburg Law School) has been invited to act as an advisory expert in a long-term project 'Breaking ground for construction', funded by the Portuguese government and the EU (in the frame of the 2020 program).

  • Legal historian Dave De ruysscher joins Tilburg Law School 19 Dec 2016News Legal historian Dave De ruysscher joins Tilburg Law School
    In January 2017, Tilburg Law School will welcome legal historian Dr. Dave De ruysscher from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. De ruysscher will be working at the Department of Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History on a project on collateral rights and insolvency procedures in the early modern period (1500-1800), for which he received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).



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