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  • 17 Jan 2019News

    Seniors with secrets seem to be more satisfied
    Fifty-year-olds who walk around with a secret seem to be more satisfied with their lives than seniors who share their secrets with others. Yet not everyone is happily old with a secret - invaders and worriers suffer from it. This is shown by researchers (Joyce Maas, Andreas Wismeijer and Marcus van Assen) from the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB). Read more

  • 15 Jan 2019News

    Rubicon grant for Yan Gu (TSHD)
    Dr. Yan Gu, researcher from the Department of Communication and Cognition at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences, has been awarded a Rubicon grant by the Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research (NWO). Thanks to the Rubicon grant, Yan Gu can do his research at a top institute abroad, in his case at University College London during 24 months. Read more

  • 14 Jan 2019News

    Top talent Tilburg University Roel van der Stegen second place on Dutch championship cyclocross
    Roel van der Stegen succeeded in getting the second place in the Dutch cyclocross championship for young talents last Sunday. This is an exceptional achievement, because Roel is also a student Business Economics. Read more

  • 11 Jan 2019Background

    “In this way, we open each other’s eyes and you can have a broader look”
    First experts-by-experience get a job at Tranzo’s Academic Collaborative Center “Living with an Intellectual Disability” Read more

  • 10 Jan 2019Direct link

    Position Breda University and Tilburg University: Professor in Leisure and Tourism studies

  • 08 Jan 2019News

    TILT's 25th Anniversary Year: Events in January
    This year will be TILT's 25th anniversary! 2019 will be full of events, symposia, international keynotes and more to celebrate that TILT was founded so many years ago and has grown to be one of the leading institutes in the world on law, technology and society under the consecutive leadership of Corien Prins, Han Somsen, Bert-Jaap Koops, Anton Vedder and Ronald Leenes. Read more

  • 21 Dec 2018Background

    Interview: 'I am using AI to understand humans'
    In the atrium of the JADS-building in ’s-Hertogenbosch, the heart of Data Science research and education of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, Eric Postma explains where his fascination for artificial intelligence (AI) stems from. Just how appropriate this location is, quickly becomes apparent in the interview. There is no AI without data, that much is clear. And without humans, there is no AI. To Eric, humans are central, and that is at least remarkable for a professor Artificial Intelligence. ‘But it fits Tilburg University’s unique identity and future perfectly. Read more

  • 20 Dec 2018News

    Prof. Giorgi Monti appointed to TILEC’s Ronald Coase Chair in Law and Economics
    For the academic year 2018-19, Tilburg Law School has appointed Professor Giorgi Monti of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy to the Ronald Coase Chair in Law and Economics at TILEC, the Tilburg Law and Economics Center. Read more

  • 20 Dec 2018News

    Psychological hibernation as stress coping mechanism in extreme cold
    Human activity in Antarctica has increased sharply in recent years. In particular during the winter months, people are exposed to long periods of isolation and confinement and an extreme physical environment that poses risks to health, well-being and performance. The pattern of results of a study in which Prof. Fons Van de Vijver of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences took part, could indicate that participants during Antarctic over-wintering enter a state of psychological hibernation as a stress coping mechanism. Read more

  • 19 Dec 2018Press release

    Secret to keeping New Year’s resolutions might be type of resolutions you make
    New Year’s Day for most people means partying, eating, drinking, having a good time with friends and family – but also means setting goals and priorities for the New Year. It’s the time of the year that resolutions are made: to lose weight, to eat healthier, to exercise more often, to get a degree, to learn a foreign language, to get a promotion at work, to save money to buy a house, etc. Read more