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The Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies is one of the priority research institutes of the University of Twente and performs multi-disciplinary research and postgraduate research training in the field of the governance and management of technological and social innovation. In this, issues of co-ordination, steering and the operation of (networks of) institutions in both public and private sectors are core research foci, based on a multi-level, multi-actor perspective. IGS strives to combine scientific excellence with relevance for our stakeholders in the public and private sector.

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17 Aug 2017 - UT alumnus writes Best Entrepreneurship PhD Thesis of 2016 Last week, Dr Arjan Frederiks received the “Heizer Doctoral Dissertation Award” for the best entrepreneurship PhD thesis of 2016. 3 Aug 2017 - Help Teachers use ICT effectively Noortje Janssen (UT researcher) – How can we ensure that ICT is used effectively in the Classroom? In this column, Noortje Janssen, who defended her doctoral thesis in June 2017, advocates for appropriate support for teachers. 24 Jul 2017 - UT and UM start joint research project into recidivism after victim-offender mediation A team of researchers from the University of Twente (UT) and Maastricht University (UM) will test an innovative model to explain why mediation in criminal cases helps to reduce criminal recidivism. 11 May 2017 - First UT Model United Nations on Campus Students of the University of Twente will organize the first Model United Nations (UT MUN) at the UT from 12 to 14 May 2017. 30 Mar 2017 - The Hague shows little regard for municipal and provincial interests The Dutch government is hardly receptive to local and regional interests, and prefers to keep running the financial show itself. 20 Mar 2017 - Want to boost your education? Upcoming CELT workshops for UT lecturers: 13 Feb 2017 - Visit of USTC Delegation in Management As follow-up of the UT-BMS delegation’s (Prof. dr. Rez Kabir, Dr. Xiaohong Huang and Dr. Liqin Brouwers-Ren) visit to the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Mid-December 2016, two colleagues from the School of Management of USTC, Prof. dr. LU Wei (Assistant to the Dean in International Affairs) and Prof. dr. XU Yi (Education Director MBA) paid a return visit to the UT on 7 February 2017. Both sides agreed on staff exchange and student exchange as the start of bi-lateral faculty cooperation.