Press releases Tilburg University
Role of interpreters crucial to military mission success04th March 2021
In modern military interventions in conflict zones, soldiers usually operate among the population. In this process, the assistance of interpreters is indispensable. The language skills, cultural knowledge and personality of interpreters are crucial in their mediating role between soldiers and local actors and the success of the mission. This is shown in research in Afghanistan, on which Andrea van Dijk will obtain her doctorate on March 10.
Tilburg University strengthens its position in QS subject ranking03rd March 2021
In the QS rankings Tilburg University has further improved its rankings positions across the board.
Mental health Dutch population reasonably stable despite Covid-19 crisis03rd March 2021
At the end of 2020 around 17% of the adult population in the Netherlands was suffering from mild to severe feelings of fear and depression. In addition around 6% reported severe symptoms of fear and depression. But these percentages dit not differ from those of 2018 and 2019, a new scientific study by CentERdata, Tilburg University and Nivel has shown.