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In the new edition of Tilburg University Magazine (Livelihood security, being mindful of all), we highlight a number of subjects that touch upon people’s social and economic security.
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Max van der Stoel Awards 2023 presented to Floris Tan (Leiden University) and Tycho Scholten (VU Amsterdam)08th December 2023
The Max van der Stoel Human Rights Awards 2023, coordinated by the Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research (NNHRR) and Tilburg Law School, were presented on Dec. 7 to Floris Tan of Leiden University and Tycho Scholten of VU Amsterdam.
New Approach to Volunteerism Needed to Counter Turnover07th December 2023
Volunteers are of great value to society, both individually and economically. But a decline in the number of volunteers is also visible worldwide. Based on new research, a team of academics across the globe conclude: “Organizations and fellow volunteers play an important role in the retention and sustainable deployment of volunteers."
How memories function when a person is threatened by group stereotypes07th December 2023
Whether ethnicity, nationality, gender or class, the social categories with which people identify are an important source of a person's self-esteem. This can be undermined in context with other groups, such as in situations where individuals are judged based on stereotypes. Such reactions then trigger feelings of fear and anxiety. So how can an individual reduce the psychological impact of identity threat?
New edition of Recognition & Rewards magazine30th November 2023
In December 2022 a first joint e-magazine on the Recognition & Rewards program was published. This week, we published a new edition. The title of this new e-magazine is Embrace the impact. It is evident that Recognition & Rewards is increasingly being put into practice, including in terms of detailed new career paths, different assessment criteria, reflective leadership and much more.
Keuzegids Universiteiten 2024: Two top-rated programs; four Bachelor’s programs rank #130th November 2023
Like last year, two of Tilburg University’s Bachelor’s programs have been awarded the Top Program quality label in the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2024. Students have also ranked four Tilburg University Bachelor’s programs as the best in their field. The annual Keuzegids Universiteiten ranks all academic Bachelor’s programs, with the ranking being largely based on student satisfaction measured through the National Student Survey (NSE).
Connect & Care
The Executive Board on the war between Israel and Hamas07th November 2023
The war between Israel and Hamas is heartbreaking and, understandably, continues to arouse emotions, also within our academic community. We are all deeply affected by the violent images and the harrowing stories. As the Executive Board, we fervently hope that all the violence and hate will end soon and that dialogue may result in solutions that will lead to lasting peace. We urge our colleagues and students to continue to be caring and connected and to treat each other with consideration and respect.
Worries about what is going on in the world?09th October 2023
Recent events in the world, near and far, are having a big impact on our community. Does this apply to you, too, and are you concerned about what is happening in the world? Tilburg University supports students and staff who are worried or want to talk to someone. Read here how we can help you.
Ukraine: Info and support for students and staff
Tilburg University is shocked by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and sympathizes with all those affected. We can imagine that the situation has a great impact on the well-being of many students, researchers, lecturers, and other employees in our community. Tilburg University sympathizes with them and is committed to supporting all those directly or indirectly affected by these events.