Press releases Tilburg University
Wendy van der Valk appointed as Professor of Purchasing & Supply Chain Management30th June 2020
Wendy van der Valk was appointed as Professor of Purchasing & Supply Chain Management at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management of Tilburg University on April 1, 2020. The endowed chair has been set up by Nevi, the Dutch Association for Purchasing Management. The teaching and research remit includes stimulating research and teaching in the field of purchasing and supply chain management focusing on three specific themes.
Social technology crucial for older adults in times of corona23rd June 2020
Elderly people, like everyone else, want to be seen and appreciated. They also have fundamental social needs, such as feeling connected, being independent and meaningful. Social technology can, certainly these days, play a large and valuable role in fulfilling those social needs, according to Tina ten Bruggencate in her dissertation (PhD Defence on July 2).
Lockdown research: working from home pays off!20th June 2020
The lockdown in the corona crisis is unintentionally the biggest working from home experiment ever. Recent research carried out by Tilburg University in collaboration with Veldhoen + Company shows that working from home pays off. People say that it fits in better with their own social preferences, that they can work more efficiently and have more control over their working day. The survey was conducted among 5,000 respondents from all over Europe.