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Current projects

PhD projects

  • Climate and ENSO variability effect on tourism in Aruba – together with Marck Oduber and others.
  • Biodiversity loss, ecosystem services and human health – together with Bram Oosterbroek and others.
  • A sustainable university – together with Alex Baker-Shelley and others.
  • The role of animals and nature in learning for sustainable development: a Chinese perspective – together with Bingtao Su and others.
  • Learning for sustainability: the learning process – together with Anneloes Smitsman and others.
  • Religion reach-out for environmental sustainability – together with Dexon Pasaribu and others.
  • Climate proofing with in a sustainable development strategy for Central American cities – together with Diego Ramirez and others.
  • University led research projects for regional sustainable development: Are higher education institutions real change agents?together with Raphael Heereman von Zuydhwyck and others.
  • Mining big data for prevention and early detection of infectious diseases driven by climate change together with Alessandro Concari and others.
  • Public Attitude towards Marine Life and Offshore Oil Drilling in Contemporary Chinese Society – together with Mo Chen and others.


  • Animal Assisted Activities and Therapies in the MUMC+ – together with Marie-José Enders, Lilian Limpens, Rob Noordhoek and others.
  • The Stray Dogs of Mauritius – together with Karen Soeters, Anneloes Smitsman, Kurth Barnes and others.
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