About the seminars

The Nature of Life Seminars are organized by the Department of Ecological Science (AEW). We invite exciting international and national speakers, aiming to include both well-known established ecologists and rising young stars. The topics cover a broad ecological spectrum and are of interest not only to all ecologists, but also to most other biologists, environmental scientists and earth scientists.

When and where are the seminars held?

The seminars are held every 2nd Tuesday of the month and always start at 15:45 hrs. The location is usually in the W&N building, entrance and address: De Boelelaan 1085 at the VU University in Amsterdam. Prior to the seminar the speaker will visit the Department of Ecological Sciences. The seminar closes with an informal meeting with drinks and bites and an opportunity to contact the speaker directly. For an abstract of upcoming and previous seminars for this year and earlier, please see below.


If you have suggestions about other speakers to invite, do please contact any of the following people:
James Weedon / Wouter Halfwerk / Milou Huizinga / Yumi Nakadera