PhD candidate Eric Slob has been awarded the 2nd place during the poster presentations of the Mendelian Randomization Conference in Bristol. The conference is meant for professionals interested in aetiological epidemiology and causality in population health and clinical medicine.
The European Academy of Management (EURAM) has appointed Professor Henk Volberda from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Fellow as one of its fellows. This was announced by EURAM’s President Sibel Yamak at the community’s annual conference in Glasgow on 23 June 2017.
In his dissertation ‘Linear Mixed Models in Statistical Genetics’ ERIM’s Ronald de Vlaming investigates several aspects of LMMs and related methods, such as ridge regression and LD-score regression
Rogier Quaedvlieg, Assistant Professor in Finance at Erasmus School of Economics and ERIM Member, has been awarded the 2017 Arnold Zellner Thesis Award in Econometrics and Statistics.
In his dissertation ‘Agent-based Inter-organizational Systems in Advanced Logistics Operations’ ERIM’s Meditya Wasesa offers new insights on the role of inter-organizational systems in mitigating coordination equivocality and uncertainties; the interplay among the ABIOS applications, required structural adjustments, and the potential of business performance improvement opportunities; and the development of two ABIOS prototypes: an auction based coordination mechanism and a predictive analytics application based on big data.
As of 15 July, Professor Pursey Heugens will succeed Professor Marno Verbeek as Scientific Director of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), the joint research institute of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). Pursey Heugens is Professor of Organisation Theory, Development, and Change at RSM; he will also replace Marno Verbeek as RSM’s Dean of Research at RSM. After six years as academic leader of ERIM, Marno Verbeek will concentrate on his role as finance professor at RSM after a short sabbatical at ESMT in Berlin.
On Friday, the 16th of June 2017, Michaéla Schippers Endowed Professor of Logistics and Operations Management presented her inaugural address entitled ‘IKIGAI: Reflection on Life Goals Optimizes Performance and Happiness’.
In his dissertation ‘Passengers, Crowding and Complexity’ ERIM’s Paul Bouman studies how microscopic data can be used in models that have the potential to improve utilization, while preventing excess crowding.
A paper co-authored by Professor Ale Smidts from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Fellow won the 2017 Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp Award for Long-Term Impact. The paper explores if loyalty programmes really enhance behavioural loyalty. The European Marketing Academy (EMAC) and the International Journal of Research in Marketing (IJRM) announced the award at the EMAC Conference in Groningen in May 2017.