Protecting citizens against crime, war, terrorism and disasters is a crucial government responsibility. Is the government going too far sometimes, or not far enough? What can we do ourselves? Tilburg University investigates the security of society at various levels, including that of cyberspace.
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Tilburg University ranks #9 worldwide on Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions23rd April 2020
In the recently published Times Higher Education Impact rankings 2020, Tilburg University is ranked 9th worldwide on Sustainable Development Goal 16 – Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions. This ranking is based on the university’s research on law and international relations (27%), participation as advisers for government (23.2%), university governance measures (26.6%), and graduates in law and civil enforcement courses (23.2%).
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.
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