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…

International Peer Review Week 2019

By: Chantal Hukkelhoven · 13 September 2019
Category: Open Science, Publons

Experiences of WUR researchers and Global Peer Review State International Peer Review Week  Next week is international Peer Review Week! This week celebrates the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. Lots of activities take place online, on social media and at events across the globe. Wageningen…

Accelerate Active Learning by using Flexible Learning Spaces & Open Educational Teaching Materials – a SURF study trip recap

An important theme in today’s education and didactics is active learning. In active learning, students actively participate and engage in the learning process, contrary to the more traditional methods of passive instruction. Research shows that for proper learning to take place, it is necessary to process knowledge by giving it…

Groen Kennisnet: Research knowledge in the classroom

By: Rob van Genderen · 29 November 2018
Category: Open Education, Open Science

WUR Library staff works together with researchers of Wageningen University & Research and teachers in professional agricultural education to spread research results into the classroom. Through the Groen Kennisnet program (‘Green knowledge network’), new digital books and dossiers are made openly available. How does it work? In different projects, groups…