Research Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences besides the traditional disciplines of Psychology and Sociology comprises also unique multidisciplinary research areas and research groups which take social issues as a starting point.
News Social and Behavioral Sciences
NWO rewards 3 research proposals: on prenatal anxiety, healthier food intake and genetic disorders
Three NWO Veni's for researchers at Tilburg University on prenatal anxiety on mother-infant neural synchronity (Marion van den Heuvel, TSB), healthier food intake (Frans Folkvord, TSHD), and data analysis to determine the cause of genetic disorders (Marleen Balvert, TiSEM).
Are we well prepared for possible cross-border outbreaks of resistant bacteria?
The spread of resistant bacteria may pose a serious threat to public health within and between countries. It is vital that potential outbreaks are responded to quickly and effectively in cross-border cooperation and through the integration of networks of healthcare institutions and professionals. A test, in which Dutch and German healthcare professionals were questioned on an outbreak scenario, shows that there is a good basis for cooperation, but that there is still room for improvement in terms of cross-border coordination, working relationships and trust in the networks.
KWF/Alpe d'Huzes contributes € 450,000 for cancer research
Hester Trompetter (Dept. Medical and Clinical Psychology, TSB) has received a € 468,328 grant from KWF Kankerbestrijding for research into online psychotherapy for (former) cancer patients with neuropathic pain. The subsidy has been raised indirectly through Alpe d’Huzes.
Institutes/Academic Collaborative Centers Tranzo
12:00 - 17:00
Start your student life - Information market (TSB)
On Monday the 26th of August the Program Introduction Day for the new Bachelor students of the school of TSB will take place. In addition to the regular program, there will be an information market on campus that is designed on how to fill in your student life. This market is specific to the students at the school of TSB.
16:00 - 17:00
PhD Defense K. Mansfield
Testing the Flexibility of Cognitive Control using Electrophysiological Correlates of Stimulus-response Compatibility
16:15 - 17:15
Inaugural address Prof. Y. Brehmer
Successful aging: Individual and societal challenges (?)