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…

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…