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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.

Steven Sweldens appointed RSM Professor of Consumer Behavior and Marketing

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Steven Sweldens has been appointed as Endowed Professor of Consumer Behavior and Marketing in RSM, Erasmus University to lead research focusing on finding out what consumers themselves are often unaware of. His chair, a new position created to reflect that customer centricity and marketing have become more important for organisations’ success, is endowed by Erasmus Trust Fund and was established on 1 May 2017.

Professor dr. Huibert Pols Rector Magnificus until the Institutional Quality Assurance Assessment has been completed

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

The Supervisory Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam has extended the period of appointment of Rector Magnificus Professor Huibert Pols until, at the latest, the day on which he attains emeritus status in July 2018. The recruitment process for his successor will commence in the near future. Rector Pols will, in any case remain until the Institutional Quality Assurance Assessment (ITK) has been completed (spring of 2018).

Strength through knowledge: Rotterdam and Erasmus University refresh partnership

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Benefit more from each other’s knowledge, encourage students to help resolve issues in the city and work towards a more pronounced joint international profile. These are the goals set out in the renewed partnership agreement signed by Erasmus University and the Municipality of Rotterdam.

Extended collaboration between Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and EUR

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

The Erasmus University Rotterdam and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) have extended their collaboration. Part of this collaboration is the exchange of scientists and students and joint research.

Econometric Perceptions and Complexities

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

On Friday 9 June 2017 Robin L. Lumsdaine will publicly accept her appointment as Professor of Applied Econometrics at Erasmus School of Economics. The title of her inaugural lecture is 'Econometric Perceptions and Complexities'.

Eddy Hus appointed interim Member of the Executive Board

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

The Supervisory Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam has appointed Eddy Hus as a temporary member of the Executive Board, effective 1 June 2017. He succeeds Bart Straatman who, due to health reasons, will resign from his position before completing his term.

Six Vidi grants for Rotterdam scientists

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

NWO has awarded six Rotterdam scientists a Vidi grant worth 800.000 euros. The subjects vary from the influence of fathers on the position on the social ladder and cancer patients managing their own healthcare to the consequences of low maternal thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy.

Students value internationalisation

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Students are positive about internationalisation at Erasmus University Rotterdam. This is the result of the recently published annual National Student Survey (NSE). For example, students value the international aspects in the study programme.