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€ 1.3 million for research into managing Antarctic tourism09th July 2020
NWO, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, has approved a research proposal within the Netherlands Polar Programme submitted by Professor of Nature Conservation and Water Law Kees Bastmeijer of Tilburg Law School.
Citizen sensing can be a valuable contribution to environmental risk governance30th April 2020
‘Citizen sensing’, grassroots-driven monitoring initiatives based on sensor technology, is a phenomenon that authorities increasingly encounter when dealing with an environmental risk. Although this form of citizen science is often driven by a conflict between citizens and authorities, both parties can actually benefit. That is one of the main findings of Anna Berti Suman’s PhD research, which she will defend in a livestream on May 8, 2020, at Tilburg University.
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%).
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