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

The SENSE PhD Council

The SENSE PhD Council (SPC) represents all PhD students involved in the Research School SENSE. The main aims of the council are to provide students with all the information relevant to their work at their University and to strongly work together on solving problems regarding education, supervision and planning that students might face during their research project. > More information

The SPC consists of a group of motivated and cooperative PhD candidates from different partners within SENSE.

If you want to know more about the current members, or if you are interested to join the SPC, please let us know by sending an email to

If you have any suggestions, are facing problems or have complaints regarding your PhD project, feel free to contact us!

SPC Members

The current members of the SPC are:

Former members of the SPC are:

  • Dona Barirani, Utrecht University (UU)
  • Liana Bastos Sales, VU University Amsterdam (VU-IVM)
  • Abebe Chukalla, University of Twente (UT-WEM)
  • Vitali Diaz Mercado, IHE Delft (IHE)
  • Martijn Diender, Wageningen University (WU)
  • Arda Isildar, IHE Delft (IHE)
  • Ingeborg Kluts, Utrecht University (UU) / Wageningen University (WU)
  • Claudia de Lima e Silva, VU University Amsterdam (VU)
  • Yasmina Loozen, Utrecht University (UU)
  • Louise van Mourik, VU University Amsterdam (VU-IES)
  • Efthymia Pavlidou, University of Twente (UT)
  • Isadora Rebelo Salviano, VU University Amsterdam (VU)
  • Paula dos Reis Oliveira, University of Amsterdam (UvA)
  • Maria Luisa Salingay, IHE Delft (IHE)
  • Thea Turkington, University of Twente (UT-ITC)
  • Majelle Verbaak, VU University Amsterdam (VU)
  • Hao Wang, IHE Delft (IHE)