News and Events Tilburg University
Training for team leaders: Meaningful Result an Development Interviews
On May 16 and June 4, 2019 HR organizes the training for team leaders “Meaningful Result and Development Interviews: how do I make the R&D interviews part of the way I manage my team?
Put your knowledge into practice at Royal Philips in Shanghai!
Are you an excellent Master’s student interested in pursuing an internship at Philips in Shanghai?
Last week to vote for the Wall of Fame election
Deze week is het de laatste week om te stemmen voor de Wall of Fame verkiezing in het Sport Center.
Report for trade unions: working together with robots
A report on collaborating with robots, written by Charissa Freese and Ronald Dekker (Reflect, Tilburg University), was recently published by De Burcht, the Scientific Bureau of Trade Unions. It highlights the consequences of automation, digitalization and robotics for jobs, employees and the shifting role of trade unions.
Night University: Science Zoo with strange birds and fighting bantams
Shrill bird sounds can be heard among the trees, and the screeching of other animals. Something like frightening nocturnal animals or excited monkeys. Getting closer, it proves to be a sound system hidden among the trees in red, green, and blue floodlights between the library and Esplanade Grand Café. It is Night University plus World Animal Day. It will prove to be an inspiring combination.
New website research program Digital Society
This week the new website about the research program Digital Society has been launched. In the research programme thirty professors of the fourteen Dutch universities join forces and are working together to secure the Netherlands leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology and to find solutions to global challenges.
Find the master that matches your ambitions!
Register for a trail lecture and experience the education methods and atmosphere of a regular lecture.
Opening Herbert Simon Research Institute
In order to stimulate and facilitate cooperation between the departments within the Tilburg School for Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB), the Herbert Simon Research Institute (HSRI) for Health, Well-being and Adaptiveness has been established.
Keuzegids Universiteiten 2019: 6 Tilburg University Bachelor’s programs rank 1st
According to the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2019, students have ranked six Bachelor’s programs offered by Tilburg University as the best in their field. The Keuzegids ranks all Dutch scientific Bachelor’s programs, largely on the basis of student satisfaction as measured by the National Student Survey (NSE). In the overall ranking Tilburg University overtakes Maastricht University and climbs from 5th to 4th place, right behind Wageningen University, Universiteit Twente, and the Open University.
Interdisciplinarity theme Tilburg University 91st anniversary
This year's theme was interdisciplinarity. Two honorary doctorates were awarded to Nobel Prize Winner Prof. Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago, Chicago) and Prof. Julia Hirschberg (Columbia University, New York). The PhD Thesis Award was bestowed upon dr. Michèle Nuijten.
Workshop on the History of Bankruptcy and Pre-Insolvency Proceedings (19th-20th century)
On 7 December 2018, Dr Dave De ruysscher will organize a workshop addressing the highly topical theme of mercantile and corporate insolvency and insolvency regulations. The focus of the session will be on the 19th and 20th centuries.
High-level meeting of the presidents of 12 leading European universities
On July 16-17, the presidents of Europe’s twelve leading universities in the economic and social sciences, including Koen Becking from Tilburg University, met at the University of Mannheim for strategy talks. They discussed developments in European higher education and explored the scope for co-operation.
Industrial Doctorate funding awarded to Jorgo Goossens for pension research
NWO funds sixteen PhD students through the Industrial Doctorates programme. Jorgo Goossens is one of them, a PhD student at the department of Econometrics & OR at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM), supervised by prof. Bas Werker.
Research Grant for Robin Litjens
Dr. Robin Litjens RA, assistent-professor Financial Accounting from the Department of Accounting at TiSEM negotiated with audit firm Accon a discrete research grant amounting to 75,000 - 150,000 euros with a five to ten year horizon.
Apply now for SFM 2019 on EU matters
You want to work on interesting topics in an international team? You are a student aged between 18 and 30 years and did not participate in SFM before? Then take the opportunity and apply. SFM is an annual, academic and international conference launched by students from Maastricht for international students.