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  • 17 Oct 2017News

    Prof. Arie Kapteyn awarded with Pierson Penning
    Professor Arie Kapteyn, former Dean of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management and founding father of the Center for Economic Research at Tilburg University, has won the 2017 Pierson Medal together with Professor Bernard van Praag of the University of Amsterdam. Read more

  • 17 Oct 2017News

    Jochem de Bresser wins Christiaan Huygens Science Award for mathematics
    Jochem de Bresser has won the Christiaan Huygens Science Award 2017 for his PhD thesis, written at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM). "This PhD thesis is of great value to science and society. It has had the necessary impact and will certainly have that in the near future," said Professor Jan Kiviet, chairman of the jury. The prize, a bronze statue and a sum of € 10,000, was presented to De Bresser by Education, Culture & Science Minister Bussemaker in the Oude Kerk in Voorburg. Read more

  • 16 Oct 2017Press release

    Mind Labs develops virtual humans
    PRESS RELEASE Oct 16th 2017 - Together with 13 partners, Tilburg University will start a project totaling 7 million euros to develop virtual humans for training purposes in healthcare. The project called VIBE (Virtual Humans in the Brabant Economy) is the first project in Mind Labs, the initiative on interactive technologies and behavior set up in the Tilburg Spoorzone area.
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  • 11 Oct 2017Press release

    Jos van Lange new member of Tilburg University Board of Governors
    PRESS RELEASE October 11th 2017 - Economist Jos van Lange joined the Tilburg University Board of Governors on 1 October, succeeding Ingrid Doerga and taking responsibility for the financial policy and operations portfolio.
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  • 10 Oct 2017News

    PhD Defence: The importance of vulnerable leadership
    What is the importance of vulnerable leadership? Recent leadership theories emphasize the importance of vulnerability. But vulnerability always entails the risk of getting hurt. Johannes Claeys clarifies these risks in his dissertation. October 10 he defends his PhD on Leadership and Vulnerability at Tilburg University (Ruth First Room, 14.00 pm). Promotor professor Gerda van Dijk (TSH). Read more

  • 10 Oct 2017Direct link

    Conference 16-19 October: Islam & Superdiversity

  • 09 Oct 2017Press release

    Collectivistic and individualistic societies not absolute
    PRESS RELEASE October 9th 2017 - How people respond to the same situation can - at least in part - be explained by their cultural background. An often used framework to understand cross-cultural differences in how people feel, think and behave in social situations is that of individualism-collectivism (IC). Sylvia Huwaë shows in her PhD thesis that people’s responses depend also upon how close they were with those who were present or involved. The IC framework is not as absolute as it is sometimes thought to be. The defense is on the 11th of October.
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  • 09 Oct 2017News

    Applications for Tilburg University for 2018/2019 - intake now open!
    Are you thinking about starting a new journey next year? Moving to a new country, developing your talents and skills, coming out the other end with a diploma? Apply for a program at Tilburg University! Read more

  • 09 Oct 2017Press release

    Based on just a LinkedIn-profile, people can correctly infer some personality traits
    PRESS RELEASE 9. October 2017 - Job-related social networking sites (such as LinkedIn) are often used by recruiters to find new employees, because the profiles on these sites contain information on people’s education level and work experience. Is it possible to also infer information about a person’s personality traits simply by looking at these profiles? Read more

  • 05 Oct 2017News

    Experience being an entrepreneur during Startup 24