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Tilburg University Magazine is an online magazine about Tilburg University's education and research and the impact these have on society. The magazine connects the university with its alumni and relations from the world of business, politics, and social organizations.
Marino's passion for data also got him a dream date
The Red Team gives unsolicited advice to the Outbreak Management Team (OMT). As 'Chief of Figures', Marino van Zelst is a member of the Red Team, a club of critical followers of corona policy. On Twitter he has over 18,000 followers. An update with the man who, through his love for data, also found his dream date in the Red Team.
Virtual lunch visit to Florijnz Corporate Finance
On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, more than 30 Friends of Cobbenhagen came together for a Boardroom meeting including a delicious luncheon. The meeting was graciously hosted by Hans Minnaar, founder and director of Florijnz Corporate Finance.
Time to reflect for External PhD student Nanny Kuijsters-Timmers
Alumna Nanny Kuijsters-Timmers (58) is a lecturer at the Academy of Economics and Marketing of Fontys University of applied sciences. This year, she is hoping to obtain a doctorate on research into the significance of virtual communities in organized sports. It is her ardent wish that the official finish to her PhD project will be after the corona lockdown has ended. “While a virtual defense ceremony would certainly be a fitting match for my research topic, I do hope my colleagues, family, and friends can attend in the flesh. A PhD defense ceremony is only truly special when it is a real-life event.”
Linda Torn has better view of future prospects thanks to National ThinkTank
Linda Torn, a Master’s degree student in Econometrics, interrupted her studies to devote four months to an urgent societal problem. As one of twenty young academics from many different backgrounds she joined the National ThinkTank. Together they considered the question “How can we improve the well-being, welfare, and resilience of the middle classes?” Taking part in the ThinkTank has helped her gain a clearer perspective on her future. “My perfect job is one that allows me to combine my analytical strengths with my social skills.”
The courtroom as a stage for protest in times of crisis
An increasing number of Dutch entrepreneurs go to court, because the corona measures are harming their businesses. What are their chances of winning? And to what extent is the government responsible for the plight of entrepreneurs in times of crisis? Tilburg University Magazine asked Professor of Administrative Law Jurgen de Poorter.
Psychosocial aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Also hunger for knowledge? Fancy a snack? Watch this knowledge clip about the research of Tilburg University researcher Wijo Kop, in which he talks about his research on psychosocial aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why do people fail to adhere to COVID-19 preventive measures?
Also hunger for knowledge? Fancy a snack? Watch this knowledge clip about the research of Tilburg University researcher Ruben Vromans, in which he talks about his research on why people fail to adhere to COVID-19 preventive measures workers.
Effects of restrictive corona measures in nursing homes
Also hunger for knowledge? Fancy a snack? Watch this knowledge clip about the research of Tilburg University researchers Annerieke Stoop and Suzie Noten, in which they talk about their research on restrictive measures following COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes and the effect on residents, informal caregivers and volunteers.
Resilience of SMEs in times of corona
Also hunger for knowledge? Fancy a snack? Watch this knowledge clip about the research of Tilburg University researcher Joyce Kox, in which she talks about her research on resilience of SMEs in times of corona.
Preconditions for COVID-19 mobile apps
Also hunger for knowledge? Fancy a snack? Watch this knowledge clip about the research of Tilburg University Ashley Metz, in which she talks about her research on preconditions for COVID-19 mobile apps.
The post-corona economy: The biggest economic impact is yet to come
De coronaviruscrisis heeft begin februari meer grip op Nederland dan ooit in 2020. Maar hoe ziet de wereld eruit als het coronavirus-tijdperk voorbij is? Arjan Lejour, hoogleraar Belastingen en Openbare Financiën, verwacht een 5% kleinere economie en meer economische ongelijkheid, vertelt hij in een interview met Univers.
Opportunities for young people on the labor market in Corona times
Watch the New Common webinar from February 9, 2021: A New Lost Generation? Youth Employment in Corona Times.