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  • 15 Nov 2018News

    Interdisciplinarity theme Tilburg University 91st anniversary
    This year's theme was interdisciplinarity. Two honorary doctorates were awarded to Nobel Prize Winner Prof. Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago, Chicago) and Prof. Julia Hirschberg (Columbia University, New York). The PhD Thesis Award was bestowed upon dr. Michelle Nuijten.
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  • 12 Nov 2018News

    Rik Pieters winner of the 2019 CBSIG Consumer Behavior Research in Practice Award
    The 2017 JCR paper by Rik Pieters together with Femke van Horen (a former Tilburg marketing PhD): “Out-of-category Brand imitation: product categorization determines copycat evaluation,” has been selected as the winner of the 2019 CBSIG Consumer Behavior Research in Practice Award. Read more

  • 08 Nov 2018Press release

    Traditional accountant must move with the times, or it is the end of the road
    PRESS RELEASE 8-11-2018 – In 2020 we will have 40 zettabytes of stored data at our disposal, and it is predicted that after the launch of the ‘Internet of things’ in 2020 over 30 billion devices will be connected wirelessly and continuously exchanging data. In addition, the quantum computer and the latest developments in artificial intelligence point to data processing making great strides. The obvious outcome is a paradigm shift from exchanging documents to exchanging data and this will inevitably have a major impact on accounting information systems and, specifically, accountancy as a profession. This in a nutshell is the theme of the farewell address Professor Verkruijsse will deliver at Tilburg University on November 9. Read more

  • 01 Nov 2018Direct link

    Henriëtte Prast: The gender gap in economics science
    Henriëtte Prast: The gender gap in economics science Read more

  • 01 Nov 2018News

    Honorary doctorate prof. dr. Marnik Dekimpe
    Prof. dr. Marnik Dekimpe has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Hamburg. Read more

  • 16 Oct 2018News

    Night University: Science Zoo with strange birds and fighting bantams
    Shrill bird sounds can be heard among the trees, and the screeching of other animals. Something like frightening nocturnal animals or excited monkeys. Getting closer, it proves to be a sound system hidden among the trees in red, green, and blue floodlights between the library and Esplanade Grand Café. It is Night University plus World Animal Day. It will prove to be an inspiring combination. Read more

  • 16 Oct 2018News

    Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren receive DCHI Best Humanitarian Innovation Award for optimization tool WFP
    Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren have received the DCHI jury award for Best Humanitarian Innovation 2018 for their contribution to the optimization tool Optimus by the World Food Programme. Read more

  • 15 Oct 2018Press release

    Tobias Klein appointed as Professor of Econometrics
    PRESS RELEASE 15 October 2018 - Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Tobias Klein as Professor of Econometrics at the Department of Econometrics and Operations Research in the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, effective October 1, 2018. Read more

  • 11 Oct 2018News

    PhD student takes a close look at immigration: diversity good for regional economics
    In three empirical studies, Greek PhD student Panagiotis Chasapopoulos investigated aspects related to international immigration, such as the relation between diversity and income, how immigrants’ countries of origin and skills level relates to anti-immigration sentiments, and, finally, the effect of immigration on electoral support for radical right-wing parties. Between 2004 and 2012, data were collected in 74 regions on the relation between cultural diversity and economic performance. Read more

  • 10 Oct 2018News

    From grounds to burgers in just three steps
    During Dutch Sustainability Day (10-10), we would like to show you some examples of the process of upcycling. Caterer MAAS, that services the coffee machines on our campus, will collect the coffee grounds from all coffee machines on the Tilburg University campus and transport them to mushroom grower GRO in Gemert. Read more