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  • 19 Apr 2018News

    Increased Prevalence of Depression, Anxiety after Colorectal Cancer
    The prevalence of depression and anxiety are increased among survivors of colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a study by Floortje Mols c.s. published in the scientific journal Cancer. Read more

  • 12 Apr 2018News

    Current progress of the Participation Act
    Since the implementation of the Participation Act, many employers have been stimulated to at least think about hiring someone with a disability. In contradiction, the government is not as far in this process and has a long way to go. Merely one third of people with a disability are employed. Read more

  • 10 Apr 2018News

    Brabant universities and GGZ Eindhoven together in scientific research
    The universities of Tilburg and Eindhoven and GGzE (Mental Health Care Eindhoven and Kempen) will jointly conduct research in a so-called Academic Workplace. The three organizations focus on three fields: transition of mental healthcare, healing environment and personalized mental health. Read more

  • 12 Mar 2018News

    Report for trade unions: working together with robots
    A report on collaborating with robots, written by Charissa Freese and Ronald Dekker (Reflect, Tilburg University), was recently published by De Burcht, the Scientific Bureau of Trade Unions. It highlights the consequences of automation, digitalization and robotics for jobs, employees and the shifting role of trade unions. Read more

  • 08 Mar 2018News

    Start new Master’s program Global Management of Social Issues
    In the academic year 2018-2019, Tilburg University will launch the new Master’s program in Global Management of Social Issues (GMSI). This one-year Master’s program combines human resource studies, organization studies, and sociology to address complex societal challenges from multidisciplinary and multilevel perspectives. Read more

  • 08 Mar 2018News

    Mark Brandt to receive SAGE Young Scholar Award
    Mark Brandt recently received the SAGE Young Scholar Award at the Congress of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Atlanta, USA. Mark is an associate professor at the Department of Social Psychology at the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB). His research examines how ideological and moral beliefs – such as political ideology, religious fundamentalism, and moral conviction – influence attitudes and behaviors and provide people with meaning. Read more

  • 08 Mar 2018Press release

    Keuzegids Masters 2018: Tilburg University offers eight top programs
    According to the Keuzegids Masters 2018, no fewer than eight of Tilburg University’s Master’s programs are among the best Dutch universities have to offer. These Master’s programs have been awarded the ‘top program’ quality label. An additional seven Master’s programs rank first in their field. Read more

  • 06 Feb 2018News

    TSB Honorary Doctor Larry Weiskrantz passed away
    Prof. Larry Weiskrantz died at the age of 91 a few days ago. In 1997 Weiskrantz, professor of Neuropsychology at Oxford University, received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSW, now TSB). At that time Beatrice de Gelder, professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, was honorary promotor. Read more