Using MOTUS, hbits breaks through the barriers of the academic world.
hbits is a spin-off from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, TOR Research Group (Tempus Omnia Revelat – ‘Time Reveals Everything’). hbits enjoys an international reputation and is a pioneer and market leader in conducting research into the use of time in Belgium. hbits continues to build on this expertise, breaking through the barriers of the academic world via the modular research platform MOTUS, which makes it possible to conduct research into the use of time (online).
The developers of MOTUS have now also joined forces in hbits.
is the business manager for hbits, with responsibility for day-to-day operations. He has conducted methodological research into time registration for 15 years and has been involved in most of TOR’s research projects into time registration.
is professor at the Sociology research unit, a time sociologist with an active presence in the media. He is the specialist member of the EUROSTAT working group on time and president of the International Association for Time Use Research.
Theun Pieter van Tienoven
wrote his thesis on the importance of regularity in time use and time planning. He also publishes regularly on the topics of gender, work and leisure time.