WUR Data Steward activities for Systems and Synthetic Biology and Microbiology: an interview with Bart Nijsse and Jasper Koehorst

How is it ensured that large datasets are properly stored? How do we come to uniformity? Who monitors our data? Data is called the new gold. We want to take good care of something valuable. Bart Nijsse is the guardian of the data of the Laboratory of Systems and Synthetic…

Sharing data in the ‘monitoring of food loss and waste’ program

The reduction of food loss and waste is high on the national agenda. The ministry of LNV finances the Wageningen Food and Biobased Research (WFBR) project on monitoring food waste (BO project). Martijntje Vollebregt is the project leader of this project in which data from the different stakeholders in the…

10 Tweets on The Making of… Research Data Management Policy

On December 1st 2016 the National Coordination Point Research Data Management (LCRDM) and the working group on research data from UKB (Dutch consortium of the thirteen university libraries and the National Library) organised a seminar about issues in the development of Research Data Management (RDM) policies. There were three sessions:…

Create more impact: dare to share your research data

In January 2016 the Advisory Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (AWTI), published the report ‘Durven delen’. (The English version ‘Dare to share’ followed in April.) So far, in Wageningen University & Research, the report got little attention. The AWTI gives an overview of the positive effects of sharing publications and…