European on a mission for space and trust

Wieteke Willemen, professor of Spatial Dynamics of Ecosystem Services, studies ecosystems from far away and from up close. Policy advisor for research, Kathi Lemmens-Krug, looks at policy issues in much the same way.

Not only is she a passionate advocate of cooperation at the European level, but she also contributes with concrete action in her immediate environment. In this way she strives for more integrity and inclusion. ‘We should talk about integrity more often. Saying that we are too busy with the here and now is no excuse: it is exactly those everyday moments or remarks that can cause someone to be left out.’

The story of Wieteke’s rosemary and lavender is a story of Kathi’s scientific integrity  

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