Launch Open Science Community Wageningen – event on 13 May 2022

In 2022, the Open Science Community-Wageningen (OCS-W) was created. OCS-W is a learning community where anyone associated with WUR or NIOO-KNAW can learn and talk about open science practices. The creation of the OSC-W will be celebrated with a launch event, packed with interesting talks and discussions. This event will…

Blog series: WUR shares Data on Global open weather data for agriculture

It is inescapable: in science there is an increasing focus on sharing research data, software and code. The often-used slogan for data sharing by research institutions and funders is “as open as possible, as closed as necessary”. Wageningen University and Research is no exception and has included this principle in…

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Blog series: WUR shares Data on Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas

It is inescapable: in science there is an increasing focus on sharing research data and code. The oft-used slogan for data sharing by research institutions and funders is  “as open as possible, as closed as necessary”. Wageningen University and Research have also included this principle in its strategic plan 2019-2022…

Blog series: WUR shares Data on Forest Ecology and Forest Management

There is no way to ignore it: in science there is an increasing focus on sharing research data and code. The guiding principle for data sharing by both scientific institutions and research funders (such as NWO) is increasingly “as open as possible, as closed as needed”. WUR also included this…

Towards FAIR @ WUR

WUR Library is a gateway to open access research information and is located in the Forum building
By: Jacquelijn Ringersma · 18 January 2020
Category: Data management, FAIR data, Open Science

Within Wageningen University & Research FAIR is the main underlying value of the data policy. FAIR is a suitable and pleasant acronym, which stands for Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Re-Usable. I can easily argue that everyone wants to be fair. WUR Rector prof. Arthur Mol declared in an opening speech…

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…