Environmental Science

The department of Environmental Science investigates the impact of stressors on animal and plant species and humans. The department is part of the Radboud Institute for Biological and Environmental Sciences.

Protestbord Climate Action Now. Afbeelding van Filmbetrachter van Pixabay

Radboud University will lead a research consortium on high-integrity voluntary climate action towards a net zero world

Prof. Birka Wicke and dr. Sander Chan will identify opportunities to strengthen and scale up high-integrity voluntary climate action in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a global scale.

Deer jumping over a fence

Wild mammals moved farther during severe COVID-19 lockdowns

Human behaviour changed dramatically during lockdowns in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in behavioural changes of land mammals. This is according to a study by Marlee Tucker, ecologist at Radboud University.

Plaquette Hermesdorfprijs, met beeltenis van prof. mr. B.H.D. Hermesdorf

2022 Hermesdorf Awards for Alma Tostmann, Chantal Rovers, and Kiane de Kleijne

The Hermesdorf Award and the Hermesdorf Talent Award are awarded every year to researchers who have dared to take risks. This year, the awards go to Alma Tostmann, Chantal Rovers, and Kiane de Kleijne.

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