Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment


SENSE PhD blog about super cyclone Amphan Uthpal is a Bangladeshi SENSE PhD candidate who currently stays in Khulna, Bangladesh. His research in the WaterApps project is on weather and climate information services, which helped local farmers prepare before the cyclone hit. All of the farmers involved in the project harvested in time and have minimal damages.
WaterApps, Tuesday 26 May 2020
Investment of 14 million for better use of micro-organisms Together with SENSE partner Wageningen University & Research and the Delft University of Technology, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) will invest almost 25 million euros in research facility UNLOCK to study mixed microbial communities and their application. The research facility was approved and consists of equipment and human resources that will be used to gather knowledge on micro-organisms effectively.
Wageningen University & Research, Wednesday 6 May 2020

Upcoming events

COVID-19 virus information Due to the COVID-19 virus several events have been canceled or postponed. Please check the sources for updated information.
EU Green Week 1-5 June 2020, Europe
Pyrolife symposium: Towards an Integrated Fire Management 3 June - 22 July 2020, Online
Conference Environmental Technology for Impact 3-5 June 2020, Online
International SDG Research Symposium 10-11 June 2020, Online

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PhD graduations

Arslan Ahmad Arsenic removal by iron based co-precipitation
Wageningen University, Environmental Technology
Graduation date: 5 June 2020

SENSE vacancies

Full professor position in Multidisciplinary Water Management The University of Twente seeks to appoint a full professor (1,0 fte) in the area of Multidisciplinary Water Management (MWM). The MWM chair aims to assess the pivotal role of water and water management in linking societal aspirations, resource opportunities and environmental limitations for the upcoming era of change. As research group, we see the quest for resilience, and developments towards a biobased and circular economy as challenges for civil engineering research in the water management domain.