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  • 26 Jun 2017Press release

    Tilburg University introduces ‘Professor of Practice’ to strengthen ties with practice
    First appointment: Ronald de Jong, Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Philips Executive Committee

    PRESS RELEASE JUNE 26, 2017 - Tilburg University has introduced a new position, namely, that of ‘Professor of Practice’. The Professor of Practice is an innovative business leader or entrepreneur working in an internationally oriented company. In this way, Tilburg University wants to reinforce its impact on society and strengthen its ties with practice. The first Professor of Practice has now been appointed at the School of Economics and Management (TiSEM): Ronald de Jong, Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Philips. Read more

  • 16 Jun 2017News

    JADS Crime Room – Unique collaboration using big data to cut back crime
    Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) is pleased to announce the launch of the Crime Room knowledge hub initiative. The Crime Room is a unique and innovative partnership between JADS and law enforcement and local authorities in the Brabant region. Read more

  • 08 Jun 2017News

    Alumna Brenda Adoyo starts Venus Cups project in Kenya
    Brenda Adoyo from Kenya has a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Master’s in Strategic management. She graduated in March 2017. Two years ago, and still a student at the time at Tilburg University, Brenda started the Menstrual Cup project in Kenya. Read more

  • 07 Jun 2017Press release

    Archibald van Wieringen appointed Professor of Old Testament
    PRESS RELEASE 7 June 2017 - Tilburg University has appointed Archibald L.H.M. van Wieringen as Professor of Old Testament as of May 1, 2017 at the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology. His chair is located in the department of Biblical Science and Church History. Read more

  • 06 Jun 2017News

    Elisabeth Kempf wins Johannes Cornelis Ruigrok Award 2017 for research into conflicts of interest in credit analysts’ jobs
    The 2017 J.C. Ruigrok Award for PhD research in Economic Sciences (€ 12,500) has been awarded to Elisabeth Kempf for her thesis ‘Essays in corporate finance and financial intermediation’. She received her PhD at Tilburg University in June of 2016 on the basis of this thesis, supervised by Professor O.G. Spalt. Read more

  • 02 Jun 2017Press release

    Professor Jantine Schuit new Dean of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    PRESSRELEASE 2 juni 2017 - The Executive Board has appointed Professor Jantine Schuit as Dean of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB), starting on September 1. She is succeeding Professor Klaas Sijtsma in this capacity. Schuit is head of the Food, Prevention and Care Center (Centrum Voeding, Preventie en Zorg) of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). In addition, she is affiliated to the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam as an endowed professor of Health Promotion and Policy.
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  • 01 Jun 2017News

    Pre-Bachelor’s Program for Refugee Students Starts August 28
    Tilburg University, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Tilburg, the Foundation for Refugee Students UAF, and the City of Tilburg signed a covenant on May 30 to mount a Pre-Bachelor’s program for refugee students with residence permits.
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  • 01 Jun 2017Press release

    Economics research Tilburg University ranking among the best in the world
    PRESS RELEASE JUNE 1, 2017 - In the recently published: 'Tilburg University Top 100 of Economics Schools Research Ranking’, Tilburg University emerges as the Dutch university publishing most frequently in the most prestigious scientific journals. In the world university rankings, Tilburg University ranks in 22th place. Read more

  • 30 May 2017Press release

    Two Tilburg University researchers receive prestigious Vidi grant NWO
    PRESS RELEASE 30 May, 2017 - Loes Keijsers and Joris Mulder, both researcher at the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, have been awarded a Vidi grant of 800.000 euros by NWO, the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research. The grant enables them to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group for five years. Their research topics are opvoed-adviezen and dynamic social networks respectively. Read more

  • 23 May 2017News

    Tilburg University intensifies ties with 4 universities in Colombia
    To express Tilburg’s commitment to the collaboration with Colombian universities, Koen Becking chaired a high level delegation to Bogota in May 2017. Tilburg university maintains partnerships with four Colombian universities.
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