Friday, 21 October 2016
MBA students from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and Young Erasmus are organising the third edition of TEDxErasmusUniversity, which will take place in the Erasmus Paviljoen on Friday 4 November 2016. Seating is limited for this exclusive event, which will showcase ideas to help people becoming healthier and happier. Among the speakers is Ben van Berkel, the architect of Rotterdam’s Erasmus bridge.
Monday, 17 October 2016
Closer economic cooperation with the European Union has significant benefits for Ukraine. Closer ties with Europe could lead to a growth in exports of Ukraine by 98 percent, the thesis of an econometrician Irena Mikolajun shows. Closer economic cooperation is part of the much-discussed association agreement with Ukraine, which was rejected in a referendum in the Netherlands. Mikolajun defends her dissertation on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Wednesday, 5 October 2016
ISS to lead the evaluation of this Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) managed project
Wednesday, 5 October 2016
ISS is looking for three post-doc researchers for a two year period (1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018).
Tuesday, 4 October 2016
As of 1 October 2016 Jan van Ours has been appointed Professor of Applied Economics, with focus on Labor, Health, and Well-Being, at Erasmus School of Economics.
Friday, 30 September 2016
How do consumers behave in this age of digitalization? How can we translate customer insights into new products and services? And does the ‘homo economicus’ actually exist? The focus is on consumer behaviour during this year’s Dies Natalis of Erasmus University Rotterdam on Tuesday 8 November 2016. The American scientists John R. Hauser and Dan Ariely each receive an Honarary Doctorate during the ceremony, with ‘Consumer Behaviour in the Digital Economy’ being the central theme.
Monday, 26 September 2016
Erasmus University College (EUC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with St. George’s University in Grenada, paving the way for EUC students to receive world-leading medical training. The agreement, the first of its kind between the two institutions, will allow qualified students the opportunity to obtain the Doctor of Medicine Degree at St. George’s University.
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Erasmus University Rotterdam ranks 69 in the 2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Ranking. This is a slight increase compared to position 71 in the previous edition of this important ranking. For the first time there are thirteen Dutch universities in the top 200 of the THE ranking.
Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Doctoral research by Emy Koopman shows that reading literary texts can increase our empathic understanding for others, but warns not to reduce literature to an empathy machine. In her NWO-financed doctoral research project ‘Reading Suffering,’ Emy Koopman explored the effect of literary texts about grief and depression on our understanding for others and on reflection. She defends her dissertation on Friday 30 Spetember 2016 at Erasmus University Rotterdam.