Tilburg University Topics
Social innovation is a collective term for contemporary initiatives by people and organizations aimed at achieving innovative solutions to problems in society.
Topic Social Innovation
Our society is profiting ever more from the opportunities that large data sets provide to develop new products and services. But how do we treat those data? What about privacy and intellectual property issues? What’s the economic value? Tilburg University addresses these and other questions concerning Big Data in society.
Topic Big Data
Keeping healthcare affordable but sustainable and just at the same time. This crucial dilemma is the focus of many of our researchers from the viewpoint of economics, governance, sociology, psychology, law and ethics. Many of them cooperate closely with healthcare professionals.Topic Healthcare
The European labor market is struggling because of the economic crisis
and an aging working population. How do we make sure everybody will be
able to participate?
Topic Labor market
Tilburg University's sustainability research includes issues in
economics, ethics, and law. Within the Tilburg Sustainability Center
researchers focus on Corporate Social Responsibility, sustainable
development, environmental economics, climate change and sustainable
The Dutch pension system needs to be changed because if the economic
crisis and aging of the population; the labor market faces problems
too. How do we deal with the consequences of aging in society?
Protecting citizens against crime, war, terrorism and disasters is a crucial government responsibility. Is the government going too far sometimes, or not far enough? What can we do ourselves? Tilburg University investigates the security of society at various levels, including that of cyberspace.
Culture and religion
Secularisation and growing individualism have led to a search for new forms of spirituality, meaning and rituals in our society. Scientists analyze and interpret this development in which personal and social identity are under pressure.Topic Culture and religion