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Long-term PTSD-symptoms undermine coping self-efficacy02nd November 2017
PRESS RELEASE 2 November 2017 - The higher the coping self-efficacy, the lower the posttraumatic distress (PTSD) in the first months after experiencing a shocking event. In the long-term, however, PTSD-symptoms start to undermine victims’ coping self-efficacy. This is one of the findings of new research by Tilburg University in the Netherlands.
Rights of athletes insufficiently protected31st October 2017
PRESS RELEASE 31 October 2017 - The rights of athletes are insufficiently protected. This is evidenced by a large international study conducted by researchers of Tilburg University in the Netherlands. Athletes have to submit to blood and urine collection programs. In addition, privacy sensitive data are being collected in the fight against doping. However, the legal protection of the rights of athletes is inadequate in many European countries.
Stephan Hollander appointed Professor of Financial Accounting30th October 2017
PRESS RELEASE 30. October 2017 -
Dr. S. Hollander (1974) was appointed Professor of Financial Accounting on October 1 at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) of Tilburg University.
Tilburg University appoints Stan Stevens and Ton Stevens as Professors of Corporate Income Tax25th October 2017
PRESS RELEASE 25 October 2017 - On October 1st, Professor S.A. (Stan) Stevens and Professor A.J.A. (Ton) Stevens were appointed as Professors of Corporate Income Tax at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management. Together they are succeeding Professor Jan van der Geld, who retired at the end of 2016.
Mind Labs develops virtual humans16th October 2017
PRESS RELEASE Oct 16th 2017 - Together with 13 partners, Tilburg University will start a project totaling 7 million euros to develop virtual humans for training purposes in healthcare. The project called VIBE (Virtual Humans in the Brabant Economy) is the first project in Mind Labs, the initiative on interactive technologies and behavior set up in the Tilburg Spoorzone area.
Jos van Lange new member of Tilburg University Board of Governors11th October 2017
PRESS RELEASE October 11th 2017 - Economist Jos van Lange joined the Tilburg University Board of Governors on 1 October, succeeding Ingrid Doerga and taking responsibility for the financial policy and operations portfolio.
Based on just a LinkedIn-profile, people can correctly infer some personality traits09th October 2017
PRESS RELEASE 9. October 2017 -
Job-related social networking sites (such as LinkedIn) are often used by recruiters to find new employees, because the profiles on these sites contain information on people’s education level and work experience. Is it possible to also infer information about a person’s personality traits simply by looking at these profiles?
Collectivistic and individualistic societies not absolute09th October 2017
PRESS RELEASE October 9th 2017 - How people respond to the same situation can - at least in part - be explained by their cultural background. An often used framework to understand cross-cultural differences in how people feel, think and behave in social situations is that of individualism-collectivism (IC). Sylvia Huwaë shows in her PhD thesis that people’s responses depend also upon how close they were with those who were present or involved. The IC framework is not as absolute as it is sometimes thought to be. The defense is on the 11th of October.
The Power of Facial Expressions: influence on competitions29th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE 29 September 2017 - Facial expressions influence competitions. They do so in music and Miss/Mister competitions as well as leadership assessments.
Tilburg University again in Top 3 Elsevier ranking28th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE 28 September 2017 - In Elsevier Best Studies ranking of best Dutch universities that was published today, Tilburg University is in third position among the 13 Dutch universities (based on the satisfaction of Bachelor’s students), just like last year. In 2015, we were ranked 5th. Students have also ranked six Bachelor’s and seven Master’s programs as the best of their kind.
International cooperation crucial to save lion populations14th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE 14 September 2017 - Lions belong to the world’s most charismatic megafauna. However, lion numbers and range have declined alarmingly over the last two decades. To turn the tide, international cooperation is crucial, says a team of lawyers, conservation biologists and social scientists.
Tilburg University researchers receive grants worth 4.5 million from European Research Council11th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE 11 September 2017 – Three talented researchers of Tilburg University have each been awarded a Starting Grant of 1.5 million euros for their research by the European Research Council (ERC). The grants have been awarded to Dr. Mark Brandt and Dr. Joris Mulder of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Dr. Linnet Taylor of Tilburg Law School.
Opening of the Academic Year: Taking Responsibility in a Connected World04th September 2017
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- PRESS RELEASE - The theme of the Opening of the 2017-2108 Academic Year, the year of our 90th anniversary, is 'Taking Responsibility in a Connected World'. Keynote speakers are professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Professor Margriet M. Sitskoorn, and President of the Executive Board Dr. Koen M. Becking. The ceremony will take place on Monday, September 4, in the auditorium of the university.
The oldest human does not get any older31st August 2017
PRESS RELEASE 31 August 2017 - On average, people live longer, but the very oldest among us have not gotten any older over the last thirty years. This is shown by forthcoming statistical research conducted by statisticians Jesson Einmahl MSc and Professor John Einmahl of Tilburg University, and Professor Emeritus Laurens de Haan of Erasmus University Rotterdam. They base their conclusion on precise ages at death of 75,000 Dutch people who died in the last 30 years at the age of at least 94.
University Forum presents Student Centricity vision to Rector Magnificus Emile Aarts05th July 2017
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‘Understanding students, advancing university’ – that was the theme propagated by a delegation of students at a meeting in September on Tilburg University’s new Strategic Plan. Yesterday, representatives of University Forum (Tilburg University student participation) presented a memo to Rector Magnificus Emile Aarts setting out the Forum’s vision: ‘Towards a Student Centric University’.