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  • In Memoriam Samantha Adams 14 Dec 2017News In Memoriam Samantha Adams
    Dr. Samantha Adams has passed away on 13 December 2017, aged 41. Sam was an Associate Professor at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) responsible for the e-health research team within TILT.

  • Joseph McCahery publishes in the Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds 14 Dec 2017News Joseph McCahery publishes in the Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds
    Joseph A. McCahery recently published a chapter on Co-Investments of Sovereign Wealth Funds in Private Equity in the Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds together with F. Alexander de Roode.

  • Secret surveillance methods in the Digital Age: How to ensure human rights protection 12 Dec 2017Press release Secret surveillance methods in the Digital Age: How to ensure human rights protection
    PRESS RELEASE 12 December 2017 - Secret surveillance powers of authorities are reaching unprecedented levels in the Digital Age, raising challenges for the protection of human rights such as the right to privacy. In her inaugural address at Tilburg University on Friday, December 15th 2017. Prof. Eleni Kosta analyzes the right to privacy and its justified limitations as stipulated in the European Convention on Human Rights in relation to secret surveillance. What is the capacity of the existing framework to mitigate the challenges?

  • Climate-smart agriculture requires radical policy changes 11 Dec 2017Press release Climate-smart agriculture requires radical policy changes
    PRESS RELEASE 11 December 2017 - At all levels of agricultural regulation – national, European, and international – important changes are required to be able to address the challenges of climate change. Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is crucial, on the one hand, to mitigate climate damage to the agricultural sector and, on the other hand, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as well as increase the food production for the growing world population. However, the legal instruments to stimulate CSA are absent or are inadequately developed.

  • Traumas do not impact job satisfaction 11 Dec 2017Press release Traumas do not impact job satisfaction
    PRESS RELEASE 11 December 2017 - Each year about a quarter of all workers will be confronted potentially traumatic events, such as crime, accidents, serious illness or death of a significant other. Part of the affected workers will develop very severe posttraumatic stress symptoms. However, in contrast to our expectations these events and symptoms do not have a negative impact on job satisfaction.



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