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More autonomy and contact with the outside world reduce aggression in prisoners09th January 2020
A few daily routine adjustments in correctional facilities can substantially reduce aggressive behavior in prisoners. This is one of the main outcomes of an evaluation of an experiment with an alternative detention regime that was conducted in the Nieuwegein correctional facility by Ben Vollaard (Tilburg University), Marike Knoef (Leiden University), and Tom van Dijk, independent consultant.
Using data science in the fight against crime28th November 2019
What does data science mean for the future of our democracy? How can government agencies and businesses use data in a way that contributes to the values of our society? And what could be the role of the arts? On Thursday December 12, 2019, Peter de Kock will answer these questions in his inaugural address.
1 Million for research into transparent blockchain applications in government26th November 2019
Researchers of Tilburg Law School have been awarded 1 million euros for research into transparent and legitimate applications of blockchain technology by the Dutch government in the complex network society.
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