PhD candidate Thomas Breugem has won the first prize in the 2017 RAS Student Paper Award contest on analytics and fact-based decision making in railway applications.
An open debate on common dilemma’s for scientists
On 4 October, the flippant science satire The ConScience App was the starting point for a debate on common dilemma’s within the scientific workplace. For example, how to handle the listing of co-authors? How to assess the work of competitors?
In his dissertation ‘Planning for retirement: Save more or retire later?’ ERIM’s Ron van Schie addresses the (psychological) processes underlying individuals’ tendencies to plan for retirement by exploring individuals’ drivers to consider two important strategies in planning for an adequate retirement: Save more or retire later.
In her dissertation ‘The Emergence of Team Creativity: A social network perspective’, ERIM’s Yingjie Yuan challenges the assumptions of the additive model, where individual team members contribute equally to team creativity.
The Journal of Management Studies (JMS) awards prizes each year to recognise noteworthy contributions to the field. Dr Hannes Leroy, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Member, recently won the Karen Legge JMS award 2016 for outstanding contributions by an early career researcher to JMS and the management studies community.
In her dissertation ‘Mathematical Optimization in Vaccine Allocation’, ERIM’s Evelot Duijzer analyses three decision problems in the field of vaccine allocation: the allocation of a limited vaccine stockpile to fight a sudden outbreak, the allocation of prepandemic vaccines in an age-structured population and the allocation of a limited budget over multiple vaccine types.
In his dissertation ‘Virtual Power Plants of Electric Vehicles in Sustainable Smart Electricity Markets’ ERIM’s Micha Kahlen develops an analytical model that manages carsharing fleets.
In his dissertation ‘Essays on Innovation Generation in Incumbent Firms’ ERIM’s Elio Keko aims to enhance our understanding of how incumbent firms organize innovation in response to the challenges and opportunities they face.
In her dissertation ‘Interpersonal Consumer Decision Making’, ERIM’s Laura Straeter explores how others influence people’s decisions in different interpersonal consumption occasions
During the opening of the Academic Year, Erasmus University Rotterdam paid tribute to the exceptional performance of a number of its academics, students and employees. Amongst other prizes Gizem Yalçin, graduated research master student at ERIM, received the Prof. Bruins Prize and Brian Chung, PhD student at ERIM, the Prof. H.W. Lambers Prize.