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

Due to COVID-19, courses, events and PhD graduations are organised differently, are postponed or canceled. Please always check sources for the latest update.

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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.

New SENSE A2 coordinator

We welcome new SENSE employee Katarzyna Negacz. She joined the SENSE network as the new coordinator for the A2 projects and she will co-organise the A1 course in fall 2020. Kate is an interdisciplinary researcher at the Environmental Policy Analysis Department at the IVM-VU. You can find her at the IVM-VU or contact her by email:

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Video story from SENSE PhD student about co-designing climate information services in Bangladesh 

PhD student Uthpal Kumar is co-developing climate information services with smallholder farmers in Bangladesh for the WaterApps project. In this video, Ela Ganguli tells us about her experience with climate information services.
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Upcoming Courses

Research Methodology: From topic to proposal 10 March - 4 May 2020, Wageningen


Rita de Cassia Silva von Randow Effects of land use and land cover change on the water cycle in the amazon basin under a changing climate
Wageningen University, Water Systems and Global Change
Graduation date: 14 April 2020

Upcoming Events

COVID-19 virus information Due to the COVID-19 virus several events have been canceled or postponed. Please check the sources for updated information.