WIMEK symposium "Research for impact"

Organised by Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK)

Thu 29 September 2022 12:00 to 18:00

Venue Gaia, building number 101
Room GAIA 1+2

Connected to the visit of the WIMEK International Advisory Board (IAB), a WIMEK symposium is organised for the IAB and all WIMEK members: staff, PhD candidates and postdocs.

Participation is free, but registration is required.
Registration deadline: Monday 26 September, 9 AM.


12:00 - 12:15: Welcome by WIMEK director Carolien Kroeze and/or former WIMEK director Huub Rijnaarts; short explanation to the programme and presentation of WIMEK's Grand Challenges.

12:15 - 13:00: Walking lunch / poster presentations

13:00 - 15:00: Transdisciplinary research approaches at WIMEK (chair: dr. Jillian Student)

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee and tea break

15:30 - 16:30 Three parallel sessions with PhD pitches connected to WIMEK's Grand Challenges

16:30 - 17:00 Three parallel sessions: How can WIMEK strengthen its societal impact regarding each of its three Grand Challenges?

17:00 - 17:30 Plenary session: summary and reflection

17:30 - 18:00 Drinks and bites