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13
Dec

Institute of Environmental Biology (IEB) PhD meeting

13 December 2017 (17.00 hrs)
During this meeting, four PhD candidates will give a talk: Alexandra Pelgrom (Plant-Microbe Interactions): ''Effectors and their plant targets as leads for downy mildew resistance breeding in lettuce Phylogeny and population structure of Spinach downy mildew isolates", Jie Hu (Ecology and Biodiversity): “Microbial interaction dynamics during rhizosphere microbiome assembly”, Violeta Angulo Fernandez (Ecology and Biodiversity) and Maarten Punt (Microbiology).
13
Dec

Careers After PhD (CAP) Seminar

Wednesday 13 December (16:00-17:00 hrs)
The aim of the seminar series is to inform current PhDs about career perspectives after their PhD by bringing them into contact with PE&RC alumni. In a one-hour setting we ask two PE&RC alumni to give a brief presentation on their career pathway after they finalised their PhD. Afterwards there will be drinks and the opportunity for PhD candidates to address the speakers with their specific questions.
14
Dec

WEES Seminar - Endogenous viruses used by parasitic wasps to deliver virulence molecules to their hosts

Thursday 14 December 2017 (16:00h)
Dr. Anne-Nathalie Volkoff (Research Director, “Diversity, Genomes, and Insects-Microorganisms Interactions” (DGIMI), UMR INRA – Université Montpellier) will give a lecture called 'Endogenous viruses used by parasitic wasps to deliver virulence molecules to their hosts'.
14
Dec

Webinar: The Role of Tropical Secondary Forests in Conservation and Restoration

Thursday 14 December 2017 (16:00 – 17:30h)
The Role of Tropical Secondary Forests in Conservation and Restoration: a joint webinar sponsored by the Society for Ecological Restoration and the ATBC.
15
Dec

29ste Entomologendag

Vrijdag 15 december 2017
Voor de 29e keer organiseert de Sectie Entomologendag van de Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging (NEV) de jaarlijkse Entomologendag, welke plaatsvindt in congrescentrum ‘De Reehorst' te Ede.
31
Dec

MOOC - Landscape Restoration for Sustainable Development: a Business Approach

Sunday 31 December 2017
This online course is specifically geared towards the nexus of landscapes and business. Commonland, together with the Rotterdam School of Management, Estoril Conferences, CSIC and UN’s Land Restoration Training Programme, has taken the initiative to develop this course. This consortium, known as ENABLE - the European Network for the Advancement of Business and Landscape Education - aims to educate the next generation of business leaders with an ecosystems’ view, ready to include landscape-related issues in their decision-making processes, thus making businesses more sustainable and a force for good.
16
Jan

R Users meeting: Calling C++ code from R using Rcpp

Tuesday 16 January 2018 (16:00 hrs)
We will do some coding exercises to learn from each other. The location is room C0097 in the Atlas building (104), Droevendaalsesteeg 4, Wageningen.
27
Jan

World Food System Summer School: Food Systems in Transition.

Saturday 27 January - Saturyday 10 February 2018
The question of how to feed the world while considering human health, the environment and social wellbeing is one of the defining challenges of our time.
6
Feb

Wageningen University & Research Career Day – Explore your future!

Tuesday 6 February 2018
The aim of this Career Day is to provide a platform for employers, students and PhD candidates to meet each other. It is also an ideal opportunity for networking. An excellent chance to find the best employee or employer. The Career Day is focused on the domain of Life Sciences. This day is for students, PhD candidates, alumni and other interested persons.
16
Feb

PhD course Legal Clinic for your PhD

Monday 8 January and Friday 16 February 2018
This course offers the opportunity for PhD students to discover and analyse any legal issues that they may come across in their respective topics.
16
Mar

Course Practical Modelling for Biologists

Monday 26 February - Friday 16 March 2018
The course Practical Modelling for Biologists gives hands-on experience in modelling, focussing on simulation techniques, slightly rooted in marine systems but for a large part just general modelling topic (with a slight bias to ecology). It is open to MSc and PhD students who want to take their first steps into modelling.
27
Mar

19th Student Conference on Conservation Science

27 - 29 March 2018
The Student Conference on Conservation Science series is the only international series of conservation conferences aimed entirely at students. SCCS helps young conservation scientists gain experience, learn new ideas and make contacts that will be valuable for their future careers. Deadline for applications: Friday 20 October 2017!
3
Apr

Network Event TKI Horticulture & Propagation Materials

Tuesday 3 April 2018
On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, TKI Horticulture & Propagation Materials is organizing its annual network event in Nieuwegein (the Netherlands). The 2018 edition will include a poster session for which we invite young scientists to present their research (more info at www.pe-rc.nl/TKIHP.pdf). Admission is free, but registration is required. Contrary to previous editions, a large portion of the day will be in English . Register now online at: registreren.cygnea.nl/tku-007/en/.
14
May

6th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress Europe

Monday 14 - Tuesday 15 May 2018
The event will examine the latest in gene editing and metabolic engineering methods as well as exploring developments in NGS and omic technologies being used for progressing plant based research in aspects such as crop trait development, epigenetics, phenotyping, and disease resistance as well understanding tools to overcome bottlenecks and enable successful data analysis and management.
21
May

Summer school: Exploring climate change challenges and solutions in the real world: from research to practice

Monday 21 - Friday 25 May 2018
The aim of this summer school is to introduce IMPRESSIONS methods and tools so as to demonstrate their applications through studying the impacts of climate change and socio-economic changes in Bulgarian mountains and rural communities. Deadline applications is 30 NOVEMBER 2017 instead of 30 September 2017.