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Call: ENGAGE EU Science Communication workshop for prae docs and PhD students21st June 2023
ENGAGE EU, the European university engaged in societal change, organizes a three-day science communication conference from September 25-27 at Vienna University in Austria. Learn all about communicating Science for Impact, register before July 15!
Outgoing professor Van Damme: Economics serves people20th June 2023
In economics, people are the focus, not economics, Eric van Damme argued in his farewell address on June 22. However, this message, which really should be obvious, is often forgotten in economic reporting, such as when it is stated that people should do things because it is good for the economy. Van Damme argues that this is because such reporting emphasizes macroeconomic aspects in which the human being behind the numbers is hidden, leading to a distorted picture.
Oration Taco Gosens: Quality of life in orthopaedics: Moving Care20th June 2023
Orthopaedics and psychology seem to be two opposing worlds. The separation between mental health and psychological aspects and physical health and functional aspects is very persistent in medicine, obviously also in orthopaedics. Yet this separation is not as sharp as is often thought.
New program TILT and TIAS for professionals: Cyber Security & Governance20th June 2023
In today's digital age, organizations are dealing with a serious lack of skilled cybersecurity professionals, while the threat of cyber attacks looms large. Recognizing this critical issue, TILT- Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society - has partnered with TIAS School for Business and Society to develop an Advanced Program in Cyber Security & Governance aimed at professionals.
Paulina Snijders talks about Untangling and Unburdening: ‘We want to see a shift from control to trust’19th June 2023
With its Untangling and Unburdening program, Tilburg University is waging war against unnecessary rules and procedures. Changing the behavior that is causing the bureaucracy will still prove difficult and take time, believes Paulina Snijders, but it must be possible. “If we’re successful in making significant progress this year, things can begin to accelerate. It will initiate a flywheel effect.”
Inaugural lecture Jean-Jacques Herings: A game theoretic perspective on competition and cooperation19th June 2023
Two of the biggest success stories in the application of game theory – allocating students to schools and auctioning spectrum licenses – are based on the same fundamental principles, as Professor of Quantitative Microeconomics Jean-Jacques Herings will show in his inaugural address on Friday, June 23, 2023.
Newspapers in our collection19th June 2023
Newspapers in our collection
by Richard Broekman on June 12th, 2023
Did you know our digital collection includes many newspapers? In fact, we have access to so many newspapers, it is impossible for us to list all of them in our Journal List! We do aim to add the most important international newspapers to our journal list though, so you can still search for those and see if we have access.
Talent at work: new edition Tilburg University Magazine16th June 2023
The new edition of Tilburg University Magazine is out now! In this edition, we explore the dynamic relationship between talent development and the labor market.
Tilburg University researchers conduct experiment during Lowlands Science 202315th June 2023
Several researchers from the Human Resource Studies department have joined forces to conduct a unique experiment during Lowlands Science. Festival visitors are invited to hit the dance floor and participate in the experiment, which is all about collaboration.
Tilburg University presents honorary doctorate to Supreme Court President Dineke de Groot14th June 2023
Professor Dineke de Groot, President of Supreme Court of the Netherlands, will receive an honorary doctorate during Tilburg University’s dies natalis on November 16, 2023.
Layered form of regulation can improve digital markets12th June 2023
When do monopolies of digital platforms like those of Google, Meta and Amazon become too strong, and how do you give new entrants to the market a chance? Jasper van den Boom of the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT) developed a new, layered form of regulation to better regulate digital markets. He will defend his doctoral dissertation on June 14, 2023 at Tilburg University.
Farewell address Marc Loth: On our legal duty to past and future generations12th June 2023
Future generations increasingly demand a tightening of climate policy and older generations seek remedies for historical injustices. Do these generations have a point and can they obtain redress in civil courts? According to Professor Marc Loth they can, although it is difficult where past generations are concerned.
Tilburg University invests in Digital Sciences for Society: first € 240,000 awarded to 14 Growth Projects09th June 2023
Tilburg University has awarded funding to 14 research projects for their potential to help society move forward by applying, reflecting on, or further developing digital sciences. By awarding this funding, the Digital Sciences for Society program encourages research with impact.
Prestigious NIH grant for research on antipsychotic drug use during pregnancy08th June 2023
Marion van den Heuvel received a prestigious grant from the US National Institutes of Health for research into the effect of prenatal exposure to antipsychotics on child development.
Dialogue sessions with students about Tilburg University’s four core values08th June 2023
The four core values of Tilburg University are known as the four Cs: Caring, Courageous, Connected and Curious. How recognizable are these core values that guide us on campus? Dialogue sessions yielded valuable takeaways. We will use that input to move forward.
Connect & Care
Earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria: expression of support for victims08th February 2023
It is with deep concern that we have learned of the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria. This dreadful situation is having an enormous impact on the people in the area. In our community, too, staff, students, and alumni are affected by this tragedy. We offer them our sympathy and support.
Ukraine: Info and support for students and staff
Tilburg University is shocked by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and sympathizes with all those affected. We can imagine that the situation has a great impact on the well-being of many students, researchers, lecturers, and other employees in our community. Tilburg University sympathizes with them and is committed to supporting all those directly or indirectly affected by these events.