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.

MilieuChemTox symposium, 6 November

Topic: Pharmaceuticals in the environment - prescription to science and policy. > Read more

EURO-AGRIWAT conference Water Footprint of agricultural products: progress, challenges and solutions, 7-9 March 2016

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 November> Read more

Melle Nikkels (WU) wins prize for technique to reduce salinity of brackish water

The Fource project created by Lodewijk Stuyt (Alterra) and SENSE PhD candidate Melle Nikkels (WU) has won first prize at Water Republic x SAIL 2015 Innovation Edition. Fource is a ‘Standalone Farm Water Salinity Reducer’, a technique used to make shallow, brackish water suitable for agricultural purposes. The aim is to make food production less vulnerable to salinisation, a problem that is becoming increasingly serious throughout the world. > Read more 

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Elham Sumarga Spatial modelling and ecosystem accounting for land use planning: Addressing deforestation and oil palm expansion in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Wageningen University, Environmental Systems Analysis
Graduation date: 13 October 2015