Press releases Tilburg University
Project ‘Revitalized Democracy’ receives €1.7 million from National Research Agenda25th November 2020
How can ‘hybrid democratic innovation’, which combines forms of deliberation (e.g. citizens' assemblies) and voting (e.g. corrective referendums), strengthen our representative democracy? That is the key question underlying the project ‘Revitalized Democracy for Resilient Societies’.
Researchers have developed an app against needle fear23rd November 2020
People in the Netherlands will soon have the opportunity to receive vaccination against COVID-19. However, an estimated 35% of all people suffer from needle fear. Elisabeth Huis in 't Veld has developed a game app which, based on thermal images of the face, can predict whether somebody is about to faint.
Five promising researchers awarded a NWO Veni grant worth 250,000 euros05th November 2020
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to five highly promising young scientists of Tilburg University.