News and events of Tilburg School of Economics and Management
NWO grant for research project "Data-inspired creativity" in collaboration with Talpa media19th August 2019
In the changing media landscape, ever-increasing amounts of digital data are being created that are being used to reach an increasingly fragmented audience. Under the leadership of Joris Ebbers, affiliated with the University of Amsterdam, 12 researchers - including the Tilburg University researcher Franceso Lelli (TiSEM) - received an NWO grant of € 630,000 for the research project "Data-inspired creativity: The use of big data in cross-media creative innovation processes".
Manipulation of the CO2 emissions system threatens climate targets22nd July 2019
Manipulation of European Union Emissions Trading system (EU ETS) by the buy, bank, burn program compensates unregulated emissions while regulated sectors carry a large part of the burden. This distorts the balance between regulated firms and non-regulated projects, so parties outside the EU ETS can be virtuous at the cost of others. Environmental economists Reyer Gerlagh and Roweno Heijmans of the Tilburg School of Economics & Management discovered a leak in the system.
NWO rewards 3 research proposals: on prenatal anxiety, healthier food intake and genetic disorders16th July 2019
Three NWO Veni's for researchers at Tilburg University on prenatal anxiety on mother-infant neural synchronity (Marion van den Heuvel, TSB), healthier food intake (Frans Folkvord, TSHD), and data analysis to determine the cause of genetic disorders (Marleen Balvert, TiSEM).
10:00 - 11:00
PhD Defense C.E. Sandoval Moreno
Three essays on poverty measurement and risk protection
13:30 - 15:30
PhD Defense A. Martinovici
Revealing Attention - How Eye Movements Predict Brand Choice and Moment of Choice
10:00 - 11:00
PhD Defense H.W.H. de Groot
Core strength or Achilles’ heel: Organizational competencies and the performance of R&D collaborations
TiSEM hosts an average of 30-35 visiting researchers annually for periods ranging from a week to several months, as well as more than 200 seminars and informal workshops per year.
Various seminars are held each week, providing frequent opportunities for visiting researchers, PhD students and faculty members to discuss current research and ongoing projects.