WIAS

The mission of WIAS is improving our understanding of animals and their various roles for mankind through fundamental and strategic research and training of early stage researchers (PhD and post-doc).

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News

We hope you all had a relaxing summer break. In this newsletter you can find the latest news about upcoming calls, courses and WIAS PhD graduations.

TKI graduate school Green Top Sectors call

In addition to the graduate programme calls from the Wageningen graduate schools, the TKIs Agri & Food (A&F) and Horticulture & Starting Materials (T&U) will fund 4 PhD proposals written by MSc students. The aim of the programme is to facilitate innovative and high-quality scientific research within the research field of the top sectors by engaging young talented researchers at the start of their career. Per top sector, there is budget to fund 2 PhD proposals. Deadline: 15 September 2022. The details of the call can be found here.

WGS Postdoc Talent Programme

The Postdoc Talent Programme offers talented researchers from abroad the opportunity to start a career at Wageningen University & Research. Applications should demonstrate the added value of the grant for the applicant’s career and the value of the applicant’s expertise for the hosting research group. Deadline: 1 October 2022. More information about the call, the conditions and criteria can be found here.

WIAS Lunch Lectures

The WIAS lunch lectures take place every first Tuesday of the month from 12.15-13.00.

The next hybrid WIAS lunch lecture entitled: ‘How corals manage thermal stress: insights from the intertidal’ will be given by Dr David Glassom on

6 September 2022.

WIAS is looking for postdocs, staff or guest researchers who would like to present their work in 2023. Fourth-year PhD candidates are also welcome to present their work. Interested? Please send an email to wias@wur.nl.