Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment

Welcome to SENSE!

SENSE Research School is a joint venture for integrated environmental and sustainability research and multidisciplinary PhD training:

  • School for disciplinary and multidisciplinary PhD training
  • Network for high quality environmental and sustainability research
  • Bridge for sustainable solutions at the science-practice interface

SENSE is a partnership involving nine Dutch universities and two institutes.

Human induced Land Degradation

Human induced soil degradation is a very actual and increasing problem all over the world. Population growth, unsustainable management of natural resources as well as increasing amounts of harmful chemicals in the environment lead to severe land and soil degradation. In this interactive course students present a special soil degradation syndrome that occurs in their home country, which gives and overview of the soil degradation phenomena in different countries. Application deadline: 1 July > Read more

Prestigious BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for prof. Marten Scheffer (WU)

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Ecology and Conservation Biology category goes to the ecologists Marten Scheffer of Wageningen University & Research and to Gene Likens (USA). Both researchers receive the prestigious award for contributing decisively to what the jury describes as ‘one of the major challenges’ of this scientific discipline: to understand and, where possible, anticipate ecosystem responses to human-induced alterations of the natural environment. > Read more

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Confidence Duku Modelling the dynamic interactions between food production and ecosystem services: a case study in Benin
Wageningen University, Environmental Systems Analysis
Graduation date: 5 July 2017

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