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Unexpected peer interactions during this Covid-19 crisis

2020-07-02T13:51:25+01:00

As PhD students, and also like many other researchers, we always have this time pressure hanging ominously above our heads. It forces us to be efficient, make quick and smart decisions and prioritize. Obviously, these are good habits in the world of science, but they force us into making constant trade-offs. This time pressure tends to take away opportunities for doing things that might not seem very useful or vital to our research at first glance. We tend to solely focus on our own research and this is exactly where the Covid-19 crisis turned the tables. Out of the blue, [...]

Unexpected peer interactions during this Covid-19 crisis2020-07-02T13:51:25+01:00

Hugo de Vries Award 2019 for Quint Rusman

2020-06-18T14:25:28+01:00

Quint Rusman, former PhD candidate at Wageningen University, has received the annual Hugo de Vries Award for the best PhD thesis in botany-related sciences in the Netherlands. Quint performed his PhD research at the Laboratory of Entomology under supervision of Prof. Marcel Dicke, Dr. Erik H. Poelman and Dr. Dani Lucas-Barbosa and defended his PhD thesis entitled ‘Caught between friends and foes; plant mediated interactions between herbivores and flower visitors’, on 12 April 2019. As MSc student Quint enrolled in the EPS Graduate Program, a program that offers excellent MSc students the opportunity to write a PhD proposal and apply [...]

Hugo de Vries Award 2019 for Quint Rusman2020-06-18T14:25:28+01:00

Sixth and final call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020 Application deadline: 26th October 2020

2020-06-18T13:47:01+01:00

The European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020 (EPPN2020) provides researchers belonging to academic and industry groups access to its 31 phenotyping facilities located all over Europe. The facilities can be used for experiments with either scientific or technological objectives. EPPN2020 has just launched its sixth call for application for transnational access, open to European groups but also open (to a limited extent) to groups originating from emerging countries or international research centers. Access is granted on the basis of a simple application procedure. Selected users obtain full support to perform the proposed experiments including: - Free access for eligible user groups [...]

Sixth and final call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020 Application deadline: 26th October 20202020-06-18T13:47:01+01:00