PE&RC News

You are here

7
Jul

PE&RC Graduate School call Green Top Sectors TKI 2020

Call for proposals Graduate Schools Green Top Sectors TKI 2020 (Deadline: 8 Sep 2020)
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.
7
Jul

Overleaf Professional now available for everyone with a WUR-account

WUR is now subscribed to Overleaf Commons. Overleaf is a collaborative cloud-based LaTeX editor used for writing, editing and publishing scientific documents.
23
Jun

Reduced Fee WGS courses offered to non-WUR PhD candidate of PE&RC

We have good news for you!! In our efforts to support you in every way we can, even more so in these isolated and challenging times, we have decided to offer you the opportunity to participate in all activities organized by Wageningen Graduate Schools.
22
Jun

Breakthrough in global data exchange on plant breeding

How do you make data available for research on a global scale? What arrangements do you make in order to write up research, i.e. experimental data, in such a way that anyone anywhere in the world can make use of it?
18
Jun

Future For Nature Awards (FFN) 2021 Awards

Are you a passionate conservationist with unlimited dedication and willpower to protect species of wild animals and plants? Are you 35 or younger?
Each year Future For Nature awards 3 young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists through the Future For Nature Awards. Are you a passionate conservationist with unlimited dedication and willpower to protect species of wild animals and plants? Are you 35 or younger? Apply now for the FFN Awards 2021 and perhaps you will win the Future For Nature Award, €50,000, and join the growing FFN Winners community!
17
Jun

PE&RC Messages -June 17 2020

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
16
Jun

PE&RC Graduate School 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 to do a PhD (Deadline: 9 Sep 2020)
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 do a PhD research that is embedded in one of the WU-PE&RC chair groups under the supervision of a PE&RC staff member. The call focuses on the quality of the candidate. A rule of thumb of a grade of 8 or higher for an MSc thesis is needed to qualify for the grant.
16
Jun

PE&RC Graduate School 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 to do a PhD (Deadline: 9 Sep 2020)
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 do a PhD research that is embedded in one of the WU-PE&RC chair groups under the supervision of a PE&RC staff member. The call focuses on the quality of the candidate. A rule of thumb of a grade of 8 or higher for an MSc thesis is needed to qualify for the grant.
15
Jun

Plant coffee in a food-forest

Coffee plants require shade, especially in the face of global warming. This is why trees should be planted on coffee plantations, says Lucas de Carvalho Gomes. His conclusion confirms previous Wageningen research.
26
May

PE&RC Messages -May 26 2020

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

Information session for the support courses and NWO procedure Veni round 2021

Wageningen Graduate Schools together with Wageningen In’to Languages organise two courses for researchers interested in applying for an NWO Veni grant.
15
Apr

PE&RC Messages - April 15 2020

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
31
Mar

PE&RC - Tips and tricks to tackle challenges in these strange times

As the corona pandemic continues to increase its impact on our life and well-being, it can become difficult to keep a life balance. Here are some suggestions that may help you create a new normal in these strange times.
As the corona pandemic continues to increase its impact on our life and well-being, it can become difficult to keep a life balance. Here are some suggestions that may help you create a new normal in these strange times.
24
Mar

KNAW Early Career Award (deadline first of July 2020)

The KNAW Early Career Award is intended to support and encourage talented PhD graduates. The Award is aimed at researchers at the start of their career who are capable of developing innovative and original research ideas.
The Award is aimed at researchers at the start of their career who are capable of developing innovative and original research ideas.A maximum of twelve Awards are presented each year, divided among the four Academy domains (see below). The KNAW Early Career Award consists of a sum of 15,000 euros, made available from the Academy Fund, and an artwork. The money may be spent at the discretion of the winners on their own research careers.
16
Mar

PE&RC update - COVID-19 virus

PE&RC has cancelled all events and courses up to June first 2020. We are monitoring the situation carefully and will keep you updated if there are more cancellations after this date.
Concerning the COVID-19 virus, PE&RC adheres to the government policy and the guidelines of the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) and the GGD (Municipal Health Services). This means we have cancelled all events and courses up to June first 2020. We are monitoring the situation carefully and we will keep you updated if there are more cancellations after this date.
16
Mar

PhD and COVID-19 virus

On this page we want to inform you what the consequences are for PhD research, PhD education and PhD candidates.
The COVID-19 measures announced by the government of the Netherlands are affecting not only social life but also education and research at Wageningen University & Research. On this page we want to inform you what the consequences are for PhD research, PhD education and PhD candidates, including the continuation of research currently conducted as well as research planned by PhD (and related BSc and MSc) candidates.
15
Mar

PE&RC Messages - March 16 2020

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
2
Mar

Gerben Messelink appointed as special professor of Entomology

Gerben Messelink has been appointed as a Special Professor Biological pest control in greenhouse production systems. The special chair is housed in the chair group Entomology, led by Prof. Marcel Dicke.
17
Feb

PE&RC Messages - February 17 2020

This PE&RC Newsletter is published once a month and will round up useful information, relevant news, upcoming events and job opportunities.
7
Feb

Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS) Postdoc Talent Programme - Call for proposals (Deadline application: Tuesday 31 March 2020)

The Postdoc Talent Programme offers talented researchers from abroad the opportunity to start a career at Wageningen University & Research.
20
Jan

Frank van Langevelde new chair of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation group

Frank van Langevelde has been appointed professor and chair of the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation group. This group is formerly known as the Resource Ecology group and has been renamed now. He succeeds Prof. Herbert Prins, who retired on 31 October.
20
Jan

Marielos Peña Claros appointed as personal professor in Forest Ecology and Forest Management

Wageningen University & Research Executive Board has appointed Marielos Peña Claros as personal professor in ecology and management of tropical forests. She was recently awarded the IUFRO Scientific Achievements Award for her work on forest management.