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.

PhD Symposium Innovations for sustainability: Tackling water and climate change-related challenges

The theme for the 2019 PhD symposium is “Innovations for Sustainability”. SDGs cannot be achieved without new ways to respond to the interrelated environmental, societal, and economic challenges we are facing today. Overcoming these challenges requires us to think of innovative and smarter solutions that can have positive impact on sustainable development. > Read more

SENSE symposium Innovative research techniques in Environmental Sciences, 11 October

This SENSE symposium focuses on innovative research strategies and practices through cutting edge technology. SENSE PhD candidates are invited to present a pitch about your innovative research techniques and the application in environmental sciences for a broad SENSE audience. Abstract submission deadline: 23 September > Read more

Upcoming Courses

Electron Microscopy course – The Basics: from A to W 23-27 September 2019, Amsterdam & Wageningen


Juan Carlos Chacon Hurtado Optimisation of dynamic heterogeneous rainfall sensor networks in the context of citizen observatories
IHE Delft, Hydroinformatics
Graduation date: 24 September 2019