Femke Beute has her expertise within environmental psychology. Her main focus is on the beneficial effects of exposure to daylight and nature on health and wellbeing. She has an educational background in architecture and human technology interaction. During her PhD research, she investigated the beneficial effects of nature and daylight on mental health. Besides the salutogenic effects of our natural environment, she has also developed expertise in the application of smart sensing and ecological momentary assessment methodologies for investigating how our environment influences us in everyday life.