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.

NonSENSE Forest Walk - Autumn Edition

The second Non-sense forest walk will take place on the Sunday October 16th. The plan is to meet at 10:00 at the Dieren train station. From there we will do a 14 km walk through the Natural Park Veluwezoom, a nature area with hills (yes, in the Netherlands!), heather, forest and the previously hunting grounds of the Prince of Orange. > Read more

Call for papers Symposium on Learning and Innovations in Resilient Systems (OU), 23-24 March 2017

The symposium on Learning and Innovation in Resilient Systems, is a large international conference that offers an unique opportunity to discuss innovation and learning processes in resilient systems. The host, the Open University the Netherlands, offers international researchers an opportunity to share ideas and knowledge with a broad audience, and aims to provide stepping stones towards ‘more resilient systems'. > Read more

Call to participate in the new SENSE network on the transition to a circular economy

Huub Rijnaarts, chairman of the SENSE Board is preparing a SENSE network meeting together with Joke van Wensem of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment on how SENSE researchers, Companies and Governments can join forces to assist this process. If you are interested to take active role in this please send an email. > Read more

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Upcoming Courses

NOVA Modelling Workshop 24-26 October 2016, Wageningen


Rudi van Etteger Beyond the Visible. Prolegomenon to an aesthetics of designed landscapes
Wageningen University, Landscape Architecture
Graduation date: 10 November 2016