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 Symposium: Hazard, Risk and Sustainability in the Soil Environment (HRSSE), 14 October

Sharing knowledge between (PhD) students and researchers, and promoting the discussion of new ideas, problems and challenges faced, and solutions encountered for different soil-related topics. Abstract submission deadline: 20 August> Read more

NVAS Africa Day 17 October 2015: Africa and Technology

A day providing a platform for the presentation and discussion of research on technologies that are present in Africa or are aimed at improving life in Africa. CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS. > Read more

Nora Sutton (WUR-ETE) receives SENSE PhD Award 2015

During the SENSE Summer Symposium on 18 June, the 2015 SENSE PhD Award was presented to Dr. Nora Sutton for her thesis: "Microbiological and geochemical dynamics of the subsurface: chemical oxidation and bioremediation of organic contaminants". > Read more

For those who joined and for those who missed the SENSE Summer Symposium 2015 but want to get an impression: follow this link to view pictures of the keynote speakers, the public, the workshops, the informal gatherings and the delicious food!

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Upcoming Courses

Reading group Environmental Economics 8 July 2015, Amsterdam


Alain Pascal Franc├ęs Integration of hydrogeophysics and remote sensing with coupled hydrological models
University of Twente, Water Resources
Graduation date: 7 July 2015