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-Reims Summer School "The governance of socio-ecological systems: Exploring the land-water continuum - coastal zones, river deltas, islands and wetlands", 2-7 July

The GOSES Summer School is specifically designed not only for doctoral candidates, but also for pre-docs, post-docs, junior and senior scholars, who wish to further explore the governance of socio-ecological systems, discuss cutting-edge research with peers and established scholars alike and develop specific skills such as presenting and discussing their own research, co-writing scientific articles and modeling socio-ecological systems. Application deadline: 1 June > 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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Upcoming Courses

Science Policy Interface 31 May - 2 June 2017, UFZ Leipzig, Germany


Somayeh Shadkam Torbati Preserving Urmia Lake in A Changing World: Reconciling anthropogenic and climate drivers by hydrological modelling and policy assessment
Wageningen University, Earth System Science
Graduation date: 29 May 2017

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