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19
Jul

Amber Heijboer leaves PE&RC

Hereby I want to inform you that as of this week I will no longer work as PhD programme coordinator for the graduate school PE&RC. Over the past few years I have combined my role as science officer at IBED with being PhD programme coordinator for PE&RC.
15
Jul

PE&RC in the Spotlight

Every month we put a PE&RC member in the spotlight. This month we are getting to know Evy de Nijs
15
Jul

PE&RC Messages - July 2021

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
10
Jul

PE&RC Graduate School call Green Top Sectors TKI 2021

Call for proposals Graduate Schools Green Top Sectors TKI 2021 (Deadline: 15 Sep 2021)
The aim of this programme is to facilitate innovative and high-quality scientific research within the research field of the top sectors Agri&Food and Horticulture & Starting Materials by engaging young talented researchers at the start of their career.
6
Jul

Lennart Suselbeek leaves PE&RC

After having worked for 8.5 years for PE&RC, I have recently taken the decision to resign from my position as PhD Programme Coordinator at PE&RC. I have hugely enjoyed working for PE&RC.
18
Jun

First WUR soil platform meeting on the 1st of July 2021 from 15:30-17:00

As announced earlier, we are creating a WUR-wide soil platform with a webinar series that we have named ‘Soil on 1’. With this WUR platform, we aim to create a broad and pro-active WUR soil community.
15
Jun

PE&RC in the Spotlight

Every month we put a PE&RC member in the spotlight. This month we are getting to know Ximena Tagle Casapia
15
Jun

PE&RC Messages - June 2021

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
1
Jun

First WUR soil platform meeting (Thursday 1 July)

Within WUR a WUR-broad soil platform is created, named ‘Soil on 1’, to create a pro-active WUR-broad soil community with frequent meetings to exchange knowledge, improve cooperation, improve the flow of knowledge from fundamental to applied research.
25
May

FEM PhD Tefera Mengistu passed away

Last week our FEM / PE&RC ex-PhD colleague Tefera Mengistu  passed away in a hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. While waiting for  medical results of checkups he was put in IC and there he passed away rapidly.
20
May

Interview winners KNAW Ecology Fund (Lisa van Sluijs)

The KNAW Ecology Fund supports young researchers who carry out ecological fieldwork at home and abroad. Scholarship winners Youri van den Hurk and Lisa van Sluijs are asked about the impact of their research, among other things (only in Dutch).
18
May

Density dependence of daily activity in three ungulate species

Daily activity in herbivores reflects a balance between finding food and safety. The safety‐in‐numbers theory predicts that living in higher population densities increases safety, which should affect this balance.
18
May

Call for expression of interest: Student researchers to support FAO’s work on climate-smart agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Office of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environment (OCB) foresees a future where governments, development partners, civil society, academic institutions, and the private sector work together
15
May

Design a place for Serious Games at WUR

Serious games are a well developed participatory research approach to learn about, discuss and explore complexity. By playing a game that mimics part(s) of the real system, stakeholders explore the potential impacts of their actions
15
May

PE&RC in the Spotlight

Every month we put a PE&RC member in the spotlight. This month we are getting to know Justin Stewart.
14
May

PE&RC Messages - May 2021

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
29
Apr

Join us for Transformative Dialogues @WUR! Empowering Collective Influence

Do you want to connect with diverse people across WUR in fun and unconventional ways to be inspired by new and different ideas around social-environmental transformation? Then step outside of your ‘box’ and join us at Transformative Dialogues @WUR
22
Apr

PE&RC Graduate Programme 2021 call

The PE&RC Graduate Programme call involves the funding of (a maximum of) three PhD positions and aims to stimulate talented MSc students of Wageningen University (WU) to obtain their PhD through research that is embedded in one of the WU-PE&RC chair group
15
Apr

PE&RC Messages - April 2021

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
6
Apr

Possible call from the new Netherlands Plant-Ecophenotyping Centre (NPEC)

The Netherlands Plant-Ecophenotyping Centre (NPEC) is on schedule to open for business end of this year. NPEC is one of the national scientific research infrastructures that received funding from the NWO Roadmap for large-scale scientific infrastructures
31
Mar

Good news, bad news: How to surf the Third Wave (online event)

Are you fed up with the Corona crisis too? Curfew, online lectures, closed bars; even spring seems to be in lockdown! To help you combat your Corona blues, on March 31st, 19:00-20:30, Surf your Stress organizes an infectious, interactive online event
23
Mar

PPC Easter Egg Decoration Competition!

Thursday 22nd of April from16:30
Are you feeling bored? Do you need an outlet for your creativity? Then join us for our Easter Egg Decoration Competition!
22
Mar

Join us for the online PPC drinks

Thursday 22nd of April from16:30
We want to invite you for online PPC drinks on the 22nd of April from 16h30 onwards
15
Mar

PE&RC in the Spotlight

Every month we put a PE&RC member in the spotlight. This month we are getting to know Saul Fernandes.
15
Mar

PE&RC Messages - March 2021

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
12
Mar

Anja Mosselman leaving PE&RC after almost 25 years

After working for PE&RC almost 25 years Anja Mosselman will leave our Graduate School.
11
Mar

Applications for FameLab Wageningen 2021 now open

Are you fascinated by your research? Are you eager to share your story with the world? Now you can! Join FameLab Wageningen, an online event where you can share your science story in 3 minutes without the use of a PowerPoint.
9
Mar

Life2021: Extended deadline abstract submission for oral presentations: 16 March 2021

Life2021, the NWO conference for the Dutch Life Sciences will be a digital conference. Save the afternoons of 26, 27 and 28 May! On these afternoons we will have a live programme, accessible via our online platform.
Life2021, the NWO conference for the Dutch Life Sciences will be a digital conference. Save the afternoons of 26, 27 and 28 May! On these afternoons we will have a live programme, accessible via our online platform.
9
Mar

Doe de Biodiversiteitswijzer en maak grijs groener!

Maak Grijs Groener lanceert een nieuwe Biodiversiteitswijzer met persoonlijke tips voor het vergroenen van je eigen omgeving.
5
Mar

Nationale DenkTank 2021

Wil jij je graag inzetten om maatschappelijke impact te maken, en ben je daarnaast (bijna) afgestudeerd of promovendus? Dan is deelname aan de Nationale DenkTank 2021 misschien wel wat voor jou!
25
Feb

Neushoornstropers vangen? Zebra’s, gnoes en antilopen helpen een handje

Wie neushoornstropers wil opsporen, moet zebra’s, gnoes en antilopen inzetten. Door deze kuddedieren van GPS-zenders te voorzien en hun gedrag in de gaten te houden, valt te achterhalen of en waar er mensen door het gebied struinen.
16
Feb

Call for proposals for the 2021 round of the Wageningen Graduate Schools Sandwich PhD programme (Deadline 19 May 2021)

The aim of the Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS) Sandwich PhD Programme is capacity building: a way for the university to reach out to like-minded scientific institutes to build international scientific networks
15
Feb

PE&RC in the Spotlight

Every month we put a PE&RC member in the spotlight. Amber Heijboer (PE&RC PhD program Coordinator & Science Officer and PhD coordinator at UvA ) is the first!
15
Feb

PE&RC in the Spotlight

Every month we put a PE&RC member in the spotlight. Amber Heijboer (PE&RC PhD program Coordinator & Science Officer and PhD coordinator at UvA ) is the first!
14
Feb

PE&RC Messages - February 2021

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
12
Feb

Meet the new chair of the PPC: Tessy Hick

Last month I formally took over the PE&RC PhD Council (PPC) chair position of Tessa Visser. To prevent confusion in this Tessa-Tessy transition, I will shortly introduce myself.