WUR Library Centennial Puzzle

By: Ellen Fest · 31 May 2018
Category: WUR 100 years

The Library celebrates the 100th anniversary of Wageningen University. In this fourth post we will test your search skills in Staff Publications with a puzzle. To solve the puzzle, you need to search in Staff Publications. Submissions are closed! We have drawn a winner and he or she is contacted….

Data Champion ISRIC: “Harmonizing world soil information”

ISRIC, the international centre for world soil information, is a pioneer when it comes to Data Management. ISRIC has worked on compiling and harmonising data on soils for over 50 years. It makes the data available in a FAIR manner and supports open data where possible. ISRIC is therefore a…

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Wageningen University: Illustrating science

By: Joke Webbink · 25 April 2018
Category: Image Collections, WUR 100 years

Participants of the workshop and co-authors: Ellen Fest, Shauna Ni Fhlaithearta, Koos Nijssen and Gerrie Holmer. This is the third blog post in the series about the 100th anniversary of Wageningen University. We highlight the Image Collections of Wageningen University & Research by showing some fascinating examples. The collection contains…

WUR Data Champion Corjan Nolet: sharing data benefits research

After having published his data, PhD candidate Corjan Nolet was pleasantly surprised to find out that it was re-used by a research group at the University of Twente. This case shows that data archiving, part of good data management practice, really has scientific benefits. And this is one of the…

Breeding and Genomics: WUR Data Champion in storing data on the genomes of 200,000 cows

For this blog post we interviewed Prof. Roel Veerkamp, of Breeding and Genomics of Wageningen University & Research. The department analyses the genomes and phenotypes of animals to improve animal breeding and our understanding of genetic variation. Genomes are the complete set of genes or genetic material present in a…