Aquatic Ecology
Aquatic Ecology

Radboud Institute for Biological and Environmental Sciences

The Radboud Institute for Biological and Environmental Sciences (RIBES) aims to perform world leading research in order to understand the response of the natural environment to human impact. With this knowledge, the institute contributes to mitigating ecosystem degradation and finding solutions to restore the natural environment.


Zebravissen in een aquarium

An easy way of making aquaculture more sustainable

Changing the way that carp are fed can substantially reduce the amount of ammonia they excrete compared to when they eat the same amount of food all at once. This finding is one of the outcomes of Wouter Mes’s PhD research at Radboud University.

Duin met sterke soortenrijke grasbekleding

Future Dikes

The Future Dikes project investigates how we can strengthen the Dutch dikes with a species-rich grass covering.

Postdoctoral Researcher in High-Integrity Voluntary Climate Action

Would you like to help move climate action towards high integrity and effectively contribute to a sustainable and net-zero world? If yes, come and join the Horizon Europe funded 'Achieving High Integrity Voluntary Climate Action' (ACHIEVE) project as a postdoctoral researcher at Radboud University...

Visiting address

Radboud Institute for Biological and Environmental Sciences is located in the Huygens building in Nijmegen.

Heyendaalseweg 135
6525 AJ Nijmegen


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