Hydrology gets top scientist
16 Dec 2015
Top scientist on hydrology, Jorien Vonk, dragged a million grant from the European Union right after she was selected for a vacancy as Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. ‘With that money I can ...
Researchers find ways to keep plastic soup off Europe’s marine menus
7 Dec 2015
For the past three years, researchers from 11 EU Member States have been probing the issue of marine litter together with 6 SMEs, an NGO, fishermen, waste managers, harbours and a large network of coastal ...
Amsterdam Water Science Symposium brings scientists together
30 Nov 2015
More than 110 researchers both from UvA en VU are working on water-related topics: water quality, water management or lake and marine ecology. As of today, they are collaborating within ‘Amsterdam Water Science’. ...
Jeroen Aerts appointed head of IVM
26 Oct 2015
The Earth and Life Sciences faculty board of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has appointed, as per 3 December 2015, Jeroen Aerts as director of the Institute of Environmental Studies (IVM).