Frontiers in resilience research

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Symposium organized around the Wageningen University Strategic Theme "Resilience"

Frontiers in resilience research
From individuals to communities

18 September 2017

Hotel de Nieuwe Wereld, Wageningen, Netherlands



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


General information
Target Group The symposium is aimed at anyone interested in resilience as a theme of research
Event duration 0.5 day
Location Hotel de Nieuwe Wereld, Wageningen, Netherlands



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

Note: If you would like to cancel your registration, ALWAYS inform us!


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


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