Data Stewardship @ WUR: A FAIR helping hand

6 September 2019 | Category: Data management, Data Stewardship

Researchers are increasingly required to manage their research data safely and sustainably and are confronted with an overload of information on data handling. Funder requirements, global academic discussions on FAIR data, the new WUR data policy, Code of Conduct for Research Integrity and developments in Open Science. How to see…

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Researchers like you spend much time and effort peer reviewing others’ manuscripts, but are generally not rewarded for this activity as the reviews are often anonymous. Are you curious how this can be changed? Nowadays, several platforms have been developed that help you to record, verify and showcase your peer-reviewing…

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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

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…

WUR Data Champions Katharina Hanika & Eliana Papoutsoglou: actively promoting good data management practices

Have you ever watched the short story on the panda bear that would like to use data from her colleague? If not, check out the 4-minute ‘data management horror story’ made by the NYU Health Sciences Library here. A personal experience comparable to the panda story triggered PhD candidates Katharina…