Hanneke Takkenberg appointed Chief Diversity Officer

Friday, 28 August 2015

Professor Hanneke Takkenberg of Erasmus MC, recently appointed Chief Diversity Officer by Erasmus University Rotterdam’s Executive Board, has been tasked with ensuring a greater focus on diversity in the university’s education and research and in its workforce and student population. For the first time, there will be a university-wide diversity policy. The policy’s priorities will be gender balance and cultural diversity. 

Catalyst Lab: stimulating public discussion through digital media projects

Monday, 24 August 2015

Pioneering digital media projects that stimulate public discussion on wide-ranging social issues. These are the activities of Catalyst Lab, a new organization founded by Dr. Payal Arora from the Department of Media and Communication at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC). The goal is to bring public debate to life through creative social media strategies that entertain, educate and energize stakeholders to participate in discussions to inform and be informed. 

Police communication research leads to management award

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Professor Joep Cornelissen from the Corporate Communication Centre at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has won a prestigious award for the best published paper 2015 from the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management. Prof. Cornelissen received the award during an award ceremony that took place at the Academy of Management meeting in Vancouver in August.