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 has a unique combination of disciplines: philosophy, cultural studies, communication and information sciences, cognitive sciences and AI, the University College, and the Tilburg Center of the Learning Sciences (TiCeLS). From this strong foundation, we join forces to work on the challenges that people, organizations, and society are faced with. TSHD focuses on the further development of digital sciences, with strong roots in the humanities and social sciences, and on the further development of the humanities and social sciences with digital sciences.
Read more about our vision, ambition, and goals in our Strategy 2022-2027: Shaping our Future Society Together.
KHMW awards student Franceso Fumagalli Young Talent Prize27th November 2023
The Koninklijke Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KHMW) awarded first year student Artifical Intelligence Francesco Fumagalli, an encouragement prize on 27 November in Haarlem. The prize for young talents, is based on study results and worth 500 euro's
Pop-up study into using technology for healthy dietary decisions on World Diabetes Day15th November 2023
Can technology help diabetes patients to make healthy dietary decisions when they shop for groceries? Nynke van der Laan and Rachelle de Vries put it to the test on World Diabetes Day at the ETZ Elisabeth Hospital with a dedicated supermarket app.
Ini Vanwesenbeeck awarded the KVAB/Jonge Academie Annual Scientific Communication Prize15th November 2023
Every year, the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium and the Young Academy award the "Scientific Communication Awards" to scientists with exceptional merit in scientific communication. Ini Vanwesenbeeck and her team receive this award for "Magditonline", a project through which they aim to inform parents about the dangers and responsibilities associated with portraying children online.
10:00 - 11:30
PhD Defense L. Tawidian
Your memories have no power here A cross-cultural examination of autobiographical recall in a context of social identity threat
19:00 - 21:00
Empowering Communities in Environmental Justice
Lourdes Vera's talk will give you an overview of what community-based environmental justice is and how we might use it in the Netherlands.
13:30 - 15:00
PhD Defense K.M.T. Meijer MA
Impossible and Inevitable: Reconstructing the Critique of Business Ethics
13:30 - 15:00
PhD Defense J. Vaitonyte
The Face Puzzle: Decoding Human Perception of Digital Agents