New minor Disaster Risk and Resilience

The education board has approved an SDC-led proposal for a bachelor minor on Disaster Risk Resilience. This bachelor minor is coordinated by Dr Rob Coates. Disasters frequently capture the global headlines, while an even greater number have serious impacts at local or regional scales. Media coverage often emphasizes 'spectacular nature' - geophysical or hydro-hazards such … Continue reading New minor Disaster Risk and Resilience

De Kool en de Geit: ethnografisch onderzoek naar de perceptie van gezondheidsrisico’s van de intensieve geitenhouderij (Master thesis/Stage)

Wetenschapswinkel project Bij de wetenschapswinkel van WUR is een vraag binnengekomen van bewoners uit het dorp Hurwenen (gemeente Maasdriel).Zij zijn zeer verontrust over de gezondheidsrisico’s die zij lopen ten gevolge van voorgenomen grootschalige uitbreiding van intensieve geitenhouderij op drie locaties vlak bij de dorpskern. Verschillende gezondheidsrapporten van GGD en RIVM geven onderbouwde aanleiding tot die … Continue reading De Kool en de Geit: ethnografisch onderzoek naar de perceptie van gezondheidsrisico’s van de intensieve geitenhouderij (Master thesis/Stage)

SDC thesis student Roman Meier wins the UFW-KLV Thesis Award Social Sciences 2018-2019

Roman Meier In June 2020, Roman Meier won the KLV Thesis Award with his thesis 'Identity Negotiation of Indigenous People in the Process of Rural Urban Migration'. Roman was supervised by Bram Jansen. We are very proud of Roman and congratulate him and his supervisor Bram Jansen with this excellent achievement. The Jury Report Nine … Continue reading SDC thesis student Roman Meier wins the UFW-KLV Thesis Award Social Sciences 2018-2019

Internship: Security and conflict migration in EU migration ‘hotspots’ in Greece

2 Internship vacancies Wageningen University and the Knowledge Platform for Humanitarian Exchange (KUNO) seek to examine policies and practices to mitigate and prevent conflicts between asylum seekers, host communities and aid actors along the EU border in Greece. We are looking for two interns to assist in this project and, if Covid-19 measures allow, engage … Continue reading Internship: Security and conflict migration in EU migration ‘hotspots’ in Greece