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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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 Christine Jansen on 7 December 2021.

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

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.