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.

Invitation 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

ERC grant of €2 million for Mark Huijbregts

SENSE member Mark Huijbreghts (Environmental Sciences, Radboud University) receives a €2 million grant from the European Research Council to develop a new method to determine the impact of technologies. > Read more (Dutch)

Roxani Chatzipanagiotou finalist for Shell Bachelor Master Prize

In 2013-2014 Roxani Chatzipanagiotou participated in the SENSE Honours Programma, and shortly she will start her PhD project at SENSE. With her master thesis she already made it to the final of the Shell Bachelor Master Prijs, for technological innovations that contribute to sustainable solutions to world-wide environmental problems. You can now vote for the public award. At 25 March the winners will be announced. > Read more

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Upcoming Courses

Reading group Environmental Economics 1 April 2015, Amsterdam


Francisco Estrada A contribution to the study of the economic causes and consequences of climate change: An interdisciplinary approach
VU University Amsterdam, Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), Environmental Economics
Graduation date: 1 April 2015