Why flexible offices do not always increase employee performance

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Workspaces that are designed to allow employees to find the right space for each specific task, do not always have the intended effects of increasing performance, work engagement and improving mental health. That is what PhD graduate Christina Wessels of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) discovered after performing a case study in an office that had undergone a redesign.

Investigation into links with the corporate sector

Friday, 21 July 2017

The Executive Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam has set up an independent inquiry committee which will carry out an investigation into the facts surrounding the agreements between Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and the corporate sector.

Graduate School awarded Erasmus+ grant

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities (EGSH) has been awarded with a 400.000 euros EU Erasmus+ grant. With this grant, the Graduate School can improve PhD education.

Two young research talents off to foreign top institutes thanks to Rubicon

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Reinier Meester (ErasmusMC) and Stephanie Wassenburg (Social Sciences),who have recently received their PhDs, can do their research at foreign research institutes thanks to a Rubicon grant from NWO. They will go to Stanford and Carnegie Mellon University in the USA.

Looking back at ‘dynamic’ 2016

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

A ‘dynamic year’; that’s how President of the Executive Board Kristel Baele describes 2016 in the recently published annual report of Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is referring to various steps that were taken last year, such as the new Erasmus Initiatives.

New dean for Erasmus MC as of 1 September 2017

Monday, 10 July 2017

The Executive Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) has appointed Prof. J.P.T.M. (Hans) van Leeuwen as dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences as of 1 September 2017.

Opening Academic Year: Building Vital Cities, Empowering Vital Citizens

Thursday, 6 July 2017

How do we ensure that the expanding cities are also dynamic, providing an optimal environment in which residents are able to develop? This question is key at the Opening Academic Year 2017-2018, which is all about the Erasmus Initiative ‘Vital Cities and Citizens’. Guest speaker is Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam.

A renewed home for Erasmus University students

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

A ‘welcome home’ for students of Erasmus University Rotterdam: on Thursday 29 June, the university is celebrating the reopening of the university library. The building is light, open and offers students more than 900 places to study. Erasmus University can now boast a modern university library, catering for the needs of today’s students and scholars.

Leiden-Delft-Erasmus magazine online

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Edition June 2017

The importance of broadening economic science with insights from other disciplines

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

On Friday 30 June 2017 Job van Exel will publicly accept his appointment as Endowed Professor of Economics and Values at Erasmus School of Economics, on behalf of the Vereniging Trustfonds EUR. The title of his inaugural lecture is “Value(s)-based economics: On happiness, welfare and moral dilemmas”, but note that the lecture is in Dutch. Van Exel, who is also employed by the Institute of Health Policy & Management (iBMG), took up this part-time post at Erasmus School of Economics in March 2016.

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