Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Research and education at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD) has a unique focus on humans in the context of the globalizing digital society, on the development of artificial intelligence and interactive technologies, on their impact on communication, culture and society, and on moral and existential challenges that arise.
TSHD holds a strong position, recognized both nationally and internationally. In national rankings, Bachelor's and Master's programs of TSHD are rated excellent on a regular basis, as was the case recently for the Communication and Information Sciences program and the Culture Studies program in the Keuzegids (impartial national overview ranking the educational programs in Dutch higher education).
Tilburg University pleased with National Growth Fund: € 276 milion for AI research21st April 2021
The National Growth Fund invests € 276 milion in research in the field of Artificial Intelligence in the coming year. For Tilburg University this offers extra opportunities tot get funding for our AI-research. Several proposals are being prepared. The new possibilities mainly focus on ethical, legal and social issues surrounding artificial intelligence, within so-called "ELSA Labs".
Queen Máxima pays online working visit to StudentinzetopSchool13th April 2021
Her Majesty Queen Máxima pays an online working visit to the national platform of StudentinzetopSchool on Tuesday afternoon, April 13. The platform, in which Tilburg University also participates, deploys students from higher education to lend a helping hand to pupils in their final year of secondary education and their teachers in corona times.
TSHD Selection “PhDs in the Humanities” 202107th April 2021
This year, TSHD has again been invited to submit PhD proposals for the NWO program “PhDs in the Humanities”. After the first assessment round, the TSHD selection committee invited 6 of the candidates to pitch their proposal. Based on this pitch session, 3 proposals were nominated for assessment by the NWO jury.
10:00 - 11:30
PhD Defense Y. Han
Chinese Tones: Can You Listen With Your Eyes?
16:00 - 17:30
PhD Defense Y. Norouzzadeh Ravari MSc
Player Behavior Modeling In Video Games
09:45 - 17:30
Online Symposium 'The Human in Digital Humanities'
On June 23 and 24, 2021, the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences organizes an online symposium on ‘The Human in Digital Humanities’. (Inter)national scholars from a broad range of Humanities disciplines will engage in a cross-disciplinary dialogue on the role of the human in the advancing digitization of our world.