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Science Quest: the Tilburg University podcast
Scientists at Tilburg University seek answers to questions about people and society that concern us all. From war to peace. From climate to your wallet, from care to organization and from big data to dating. In our Science Quest podcast our own experts discuss the latest, best and most thought-provoking insights from their own research.
Tilburg University Magazine
In the new edition of Tilburg University Magazine (Livelihood security, being mindful of all), we highlight a number of subjects that touch upon people’s social and economic security.
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Tilburg University Topics
Read about our contributions to the labor market and talent development, healthcare and wellbeing, climate and energy transition and digitalization.
Katrijn Van Deun awarded prestigious NWO Vici grant to develop new data science methods29th February 2024
Professor Dr. Katrijn Van Deun, professor of ‘Data Science for the Social and Behavioral Sciences’ at Tilburg University, has been awarded a Vici grant of 1.5 million euros from the Dutch Research Council (NWO). With this subsidy, she aims to develop research methods that can contribute to complex developments in the field of data within our society. Katrijn Van Deun joins the ranks of 35 scientists across the Netherlands who will be receiving a Vici grant today.
Inaugural Lecture by Tine Buyl: Behavior of CEOs and strategic leaders of great influence on organizational resilience26th February 2024
Characteristics such as narcissism and greed of CEOs and strategic leaders have a significant impact on the resilience of an organization. This also applies to the relationships between the CEO and their environment, such as with the top management team and the board of directors. Professor Tine Buyl argues this in her inaugural lecture, as she assumes her ‘Strategy, Strategic Leadership, and Organizational Resilience’ chair at Tilburg University.
Rise in traffic accidents since introduction of shared e-scooters22nd February 2024
In the Netherlands, most e-scooters are banned from public roads, but in other European countries, electric shared scooters are almost indispensable in the urban landscape, especially in larger cities. However, their reputation is not very positive. Research by economist Johannes Kasinger of Tilburg University and his fellow researchers has now also shown that the monthly number of reported accidents involving personal injuries has increased with an average 8.2% after the introduction of shared e-scooters.
Connect & Care
Internationalization is crucial to Dutch universities and to our society. It contributes to a stimulating academic climate, to staying up to speed with international scientific developments, and to educating a sufficiently large pool of talent for the labor market.
The Executive Board on the war between Israel and Hamas
The war between Israel and Hamas is heartbreaking and, understandably, continues to arouse emotions, also within our academic community. We are all deeply affected by the violent images and the harrowing stories. As the Executive Board, we fervently hope that all the violence and hate will end soon and that dialogue may result in solutions that will lead to lasting peace. We urge our colleagues and students to continue to be caring and connected and to treat each other with consideration and respect.
Worries about what is going on in the world?
Recent events in the world, near and far, are having a big impact on our community. Does this apply to you, too, and are you concerned about what is happening in the world? Tilburg University supports students and staff who are worried or want to talk to someone. Read here how we can help you.
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.