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

Conference Eurosoil 2020 (POSTPONED) 24-28 August 2020, Switzerland
4th European Conference on Flood Risk Management: Science and practice for an uncertain future (POSTPONED) 31 August-4 September 2020, Budapest, Hungary
Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance (POSTPONED) 15-17 September 2020, Bratislava, the Slovak Republic
13th International Scientific Conference on Energy and Climate Change 7-9 October 2020, Athens, Greece
EUSBSR forum: Our Region, Our Future 19-20 October 2020, Turku, Finland

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PhD graduations

Juan Carlos Mendez Fernandez Ion complexation modelling of ferrihudrite: From fundamentals of metal (hydr) oxide nanoparticles to applications in soils systems
Wageningen University, Soil chemistry and chemical soil quality
Graduation date: 27 August 2020

SENSE vacancies

Post-doc Maatschappelijke Aspecten van de Regionale Energietransitie (1.0 FTE) Het Copernicus Instituut voor Duurzame Ontwikkeling is op zoek naar een gemotiveerde en maatschappelijk betrokken postdoc voor een driejarig onderzoeksproject naar energietransitie in de Provincie Zeeland. Het project Zeekraal maakt deel uit van het onderzoeksprogramma MARET (Maatschappelijke Aspecten van de Regionale Energietransitie), gefinancierd door de Nederlandse Organisatie van Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO) en vijf provincies.
Utrecht University,