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.

SENSE writing week (30 March - 03 April 2020)

During this week you can fully concentrate on writing an article without the distraction of every day practice. The writing week will take place in a comfortable environment where you can spend the night. The presence of other PhD students will provide motivation, support and social contacts. Additionally, an English writing coach will guide us through the writing process with tips&tricks, feedback sessions and individual advice. Each participant will receive information on how to prepare
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Prof. Arjen Hoekstra - In Memoriam

SENSE general board member Arjen Hoekstra passed away unexpectedly on the 18th of November at the age of 52. He was member of the general board of SENSE. The University of Twente provides a condoleances form that will be handed over to his family. You can leave your message here
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Upcoming Courses

The Choice: Un-box your PhD process & take charge of your performance 13 & 27 January, individual coaching in between, and 17 February 2020, Wageningen


Saowanit Prabnakorn Integrated Flood and Drought Mitigation Measures and Strategies - Case Study: The Mun River Basin, Thailand
IHE Delft
Graduation date: 22 January 2020

Upcoming Events

Arctic Frontiers: The Power of Knowledge 26-30 January 2020, Tromsø, Norway