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Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Navigating a complex world

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How can we improve mental health in the workplace?

Stress and burn-out have a major impact on people and organisations. In a large-scale European project, researchers will be developing interventions to promote our mental health at work. To this end various ...

Replication study contradicts claim that conservatives have stronger physiological responses to threats than liberals

For years, a study from 2008 that claimed that conservative people have stronger physiological reactions to threatening stimuli than those who express liberal views, has been widely quoted. A replication study, led ...

How Airbnb markets black-majority neighbourhoods

Airbnb attracts increasing numbers of tourists to neighbourhoods where the traditional hotel industry is limited or absent. This popularity has impact on the rental markets and social structures, but also on how ...
Animation on Health, Behaviour & Society
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Research
The research, carried out in the Faculty's various research institutes, is extensive and innovative and has a strong international focus.
Education
The faculty offers 15 bachelor’s programmes, which are taught in Dutch, and offers 79 master’s and research master's programmes with a variety of specialisations.