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 courses Grasping Sustainability and SENSE Writing Week ahead

Grasping Sustainability (10-13 March) explores sustainability,  its history, the different concepts, objectives and methodologies for analysis and quantification.

During the SENSE Writing Week (13-17 April) you can fully concentrate on writing an article without the distraction of every day practice in a comfortable environment.

New: PhD reading group Environmental Economics

At IVM-VU, open to all SENSE PhD candidates. > Read more

Pre-announcement SENSE Summer Symposium, 18 June: Make a change! - Successful interaction with society

The 4th SENSE Summer Symposium will address the improvement of societal impact of research within SENSE, with keynote lectures and workshops on strategic use of social media, citizen participation and stakeholder interaction. Of course the day will end with the traditional SENSE party! > Read more

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Frank Masese Dynamics in organic matter processing, ecosystem metabolism and trophic sources for consumers in the Mara River, Kenya
UNESCO Institute for Water Education, Hydrology and Water Resources and Wageningen University
Graduation date: 11 March 2015