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Tilburg University's sustainability research includes issues in economics, ethics, and law. Researchers focus on, for instance, Corporate Social Responsibility, sustainable development, environmental economics, climate change and sustainable investment.
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KNAW honors 6 proposals from pilot fund ‘Science Communication: Appreciated!’22nd April 2021
Six submissions from Tilburg University to the KNAW pilot fund 'Science Communication by Scientists: Appreciated!’ have been awarded. TiSEM, TSB and TLS each have been awarded two proposals. 'Appreciated!' is meant for ongoing science communication projects being carried out by teams of scientists. Each team receives €10,000 and should consist of at least three scientists.
Podcast BBC with Arie Trouwborst: On how to coax cats to harm wildlife less01st April 2021
Cats are blamed for killing an estimated 100million prey in the UK each year. Miranda Krestovnikoff of BBC Radio 4 looks at the research to see how they might be coaxed to harm wildlife less. Environmental law researcher Arie Trouwborst is on the show.
MEGAMIND project for innovative energy transition receives grant from NWO10th March 2021
Innovative energy transition research receives a grant from the Dutch Research Council NWO. Ten researchers will link artificial intelligence research to innovation in legislation and regulation to accelerate the energy transition. Among the ten researchers are Saskia Lavrijssen, Merel Noorman and Leonie Reins from the Tilburg Law School.
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