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Pien Versteegh Appointed
Kees Koedijk has permanently appointed Pien Versteegh Managing Director of the Faculty. In January of this year, Pien replaced Nicole Fouchier as interim Managing Director of FEB. This interim appointment has now been made permanent. From January 2006 until January 2008, Pien worked as Managing Director of CentER. Before that, she was Advisor and Coordinator of Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. More>>

Efact Award For Benjamin Friedman
American economist Benjamin Friedman (Harvard, US), keynote speaker at this year's Van Lanschot Lecture, received the Tjalling C. Koopmans Efact Award. The award was presented to him by Efact chair Martine ten Kate, after the Lecture on 12 June.

Faculty Emergency Services
We are currently looking for a 'Building Coordinator' who will be the spokesperson for the Faculty regarding emergency services. Additionally, the coordinator will be responsible for other team members, in terms of activitities and presence. The coordinator will help recruit these members to complete the current emergency service team. (More information). If you wish to apply for the position of Building Coordinator or receive more information, please contact the HRM-Office.

On Thursday 29 May, Charles and Katia Noussair became proud parents of Linda. Additionally, on 12 June, Kuno and Inge Huisman become proud parents of their second daughter Rose.

CentER News
Honorary Medal for Arie Kapteyn and Anton Barten
Prof.Dr.Ir. Arie Kapteyn and Prof.Dr. Anton Barten, the 'founding fathers' of CentER, have been awarded the Tjalling C. Koopmans Medal. They received this FEB honorary prize because of their prominent role in the foundation of CentER, during the Center: 20 Years of Top Research event on Thursday 12 June.

Visiting Grants for The UK
The British Council offers small subsidies (1 week to 6 months) for postdoctoral researchers. The application deadline is 2 July. More information.

Visiting Grants for Israel
The Technion Institute offers scholarships for graduate students, postdocs and visiting professors through the Lady Davis Fellowship Trust. The application deadline is 30 November. More information.

Netspar Annual Report 2007
The Netspar Annual Report 2007 has just been published. You can download the report here or contact the Netspar Secretariat for a hard copy.

Library and IT Services
The new acquisitions list of Economics and Business Administration is now available at the library's website.

Staff Edition
This newsletter is a production of the Communications Office of FEB and will be mailed to you every two weeks. If you wish to make any announcements, please send an e-mail: newsletterfeb@uvt.nl. Check the website for issue dates and deadlines.

20 June
TILEC Workshop

Workshop on Private Enforcement of Competition Law, more information and registration.

24 June
Science Café Tilburg

The fith edition of the Science Café Tilburg will discuss the influence of marketing campagnes on 'orange fever' during the European Championship soccer in Austria and Switzerland. More information (in Dutch).

25 June
PhD Defence Leon Zolotoy

Dissertation Empirical Essays on the Information Transfer between and the Informational Efficiency of Stock Markets. Promotor: Prof.Dr. B. Melenberg.

11 July
Library and IT Services Competition

Digitisation of printed material, do we lose or win? Univers and Library and IT Services have organized a competition. More>>

24 August
Guus Meeuwis Concert

As a conclusion of Tilburg University's 80th anniversary, an exclusive performance by famous Dutch singer Guus Meeuwis is organised during the Summer Party of the T-Parade on 24 August. His concert will take place in the center of Tilburg at the Heuvelplein. More>>

29 August
7th Tiber Symposium

The Tilburg Institute for Behavioral Economics Research (Tiber) announces the 7th Tiber Symposium on Psychology and Economics. The symposium brings together economists, psychologists and marketing researchers. Abstracts can submitted until 8 June. For more information, please visit the website.

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