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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Open office hour confidential PhD advisors

Are you experiencing problems with your PhD programme? Do you have a PhD-related problem and would you like to discuss it with a WIAS PhD advisor? The WIAS confidential PhD advisors hold an open office hour every Tuesday between 13.00-14.00 in Office E 0.172 in the Radix building. 

If you prefer to make an appointment, it is always possible to plan a meeting with one of the WIAS PhD advisors (online or in person), contact Paddy Haripersaud or Nicole Rodenburg for the possibilities.  

ELLS Fund for Incentives 2022 - Call for project proposals – Extended DEADLINE 30.09.2021

ELLS, the network to stimulate educational collaboration co-founded by WUR has opened a call for incentives to stimulate collaboration between partners in the network. Applicants can request 10-15 k€ to develop MSc/PhD programmes, summerschools, joint courses and joint research proposals. The deadline for submitting applications is 30 September 2021. Please find more information and the application form attached. Please contact Jeroen Ouburg (Jeroen.ouburg@wur.nl) with any questions. ELLS Guidelines & ELLS Strategy.

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. The details of the call 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 WIAS lunch lecture will be given by Bieneke Bron on 7 September 2021. 

WIAS is looking for postdocs, staff or guest researchers who would like to present their work in December 2021 or 2022. Fourth-year PhD candidates are also welcome to present their work. Interested? Please send an email to wias@wur.nl.