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

Symposium Frontiers in resilience research: From individuals to communities

Date: 18 September 2017
Time: 13:00 - 17:00
Location: Hotel de Nieuwe Wereld, Wageningen






This is a seminar organized by the group ‘One for all and all for one?', which is a group of scientists from Wageningen University, that is formed around the Wageningen University strategic theme "Resilience". The seminar is organised under the auspices of the Graduate School PE&RC, and intends to explore relationships between resilience at individual and group level.

Tentative programme

13:00 - 13:30    Registration
13:30 - 13:40Opening
13:40 - 14:10Major transitions in evolution and the role of conflict resolution between levels of selection
Dr Eörs Szathmáry, Eötvös University Budapest, Hungary
14:10 - 14:40Evolutionary stability of symbiotic relationships
Dr Aniek Ivens, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
14:40 - 15:10Coffee / Tea
15:10 - 15:40The role of resilience and infectivity in disease transmission in animal populations
Dr Andrea Wilson, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
15:40 - 16:00Wrap up and take home messages
16:00 - 17:00Drinks

General information

Target GroupThe symposium is aimed at PhD candidates, postdocs, and academic staff member of Wageningen University & Research
Event duration   0.5 day
LocationHotel de Nieuwe Wereld, Wageningen, Netherlands


The symposium is free of charge, but you are required to register your participation.


This symposium is organized by the Resilience group ‘One for all and all for one?', in collaboration with the Graduate School PE&RC.

More information

Dr Claudius van de Vijver (PE&RC)
Phone: +31 (0) 317 485116

To register for this symposium, please click here