Tom Mom researches workplace camaraderie. What has he discovered? Friendship among co-workers is important, but there’s a tipping point. “It should not result in uncritical group conformity.”
Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Carola Schouten (1977) says she was shaped years ago as a business administration student at Erasmus University. “It was the best time of my life.”
Marianne van Woerkom’s academic enquiries don’t focus on why people don’t do well at work, but rather on what’s going on when they do. Hence the name positive psychology.
There are other techniques for learning than just summarising. Educational psychologist Martine Baars has done years of research on learnin to learn.
The demand for caregiving is growing, resulting in a mix of formal and informal care providers. One of Job van Exel’s topics of enquiry is: who, then, bears primary responsibility for caregiving?
Medical students, especially those at Erasmus MC, are prone to burnouts. As a result, Professor Myriam Hunink has been researching the matter.
Around Erasmus MC are signs bearing the message: "This hospital is working towards a smoke-free generation". Since 1 September 2019 , the hospital and its surroundings are completely smoke-free.
Elisabeth Timmermans (28) and Shangwei Wu (27) have researched the benefits and pitfalls of dating apps. A conversation about status, monogamy, stigmas and — still — love.
How do you effect a positive influence the mindset of travellers? For her PhD, Shirley Nieuwland (28) has been researching sustainable and responsible models of urban tourism.
Sophie van der Zee (Erasmus School of Economics) is conducting research to develop a foolproof lie detection system.