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.


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Climate promise green hydrogen may not always be fulfilled

Green hydrogen often, but certainly not always, leads to CO2 gains. This claim is based on research published in Nature Energy by Kiane de Kleijne from Radboud University and Eindhoven University of Technology.


Grant for research on Antarctic marine animals

Aquatic ecologist Wilco Verberk of Radboud University has received a grant of nearly 1 million euros from NWO to conduct research in Antarctica. From the money, he will investigate the influence of global warming on marine animals in Antarctica.

Dr Conall Holohan (left) and dr Cornelia Welte in white lab coats next to their bioelectrochemical systems in the lab

Radboud-Glasgow microbiology collaboration to unlock physiology behind electricity-producing nitrogen-removing bacteria

Dr. Cornelia Welte and Dr. Conall Holohan of RIBES have been awarded a Radboud-Glasgow Collaboration Grant to advance solutions to the global and local Nitrogen crisis with ammonium-removing bacteria that can also produce electricity.


Flush and Away? Chemicals of Emerging Concern in Urban Wastewater

Insect-microbe symbiosis in Nezara viridula

RIBES Day 2024

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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