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.

Masterclass Reproducibility and Re-usability of research, 26 January 2018

Do you also save your scripts as “v1”, “v2” and “final”? Do you have a hard time figuring out what the differences between these versions are? Maybe you are lucky, and you find your own “documentation” in the code. Maybe not, then this course is for you! The goal of this masterclass is to enable you to make your research fully reproducible. > Read more

Workshop Migration in the context of Water Scarcity, 6 December 2017

With David Zetland, Water policy expert as well as author of popular and academic writing on the political economy of water, Karen Meijer, specialist in global environmental governance and multi-actor policy implementations, Andreas Sterl, senior scientist in weather and climate modeling, and Louise van Schaik, head Clingendael International Sustainability Centre and senior research fellow in scarcity of natural resources. > Read more

Upcoming Courses


Boudewijn Elsinga Chasing the clouds: irradiance variability and forecasting for photovoltaics
Utrecht University, Energy and Resources
Graduation date: 24 November 2017