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Top-class institution or farming college?
Does the academic world take Wageningen University seriously twenty-five years on or does everyone else still see us as a provincial college for farmers' sons?
Collection of essays on intensive livestock farming
In a voluminous collection of essays released in early February, 62 Wageningen researchers shared their views on intensive livestock farming. Is this a significant contribution to ...
VHL: Will a tougher start lower the dropout rate?
By raising the bar in the first year of some degree programmes, VHL hopes to lower the dropout rate in subsequent years. What do students think of this strategy?
Splitting the academic year into two
For the first time this year, the academic year has been given a cut in mid year (Towards Flexibility). This makes it possible for Wageningen students to join another institution h...
Are Innovation Awards a good idea?
New knowledge that benefits society. Science you can do something with. A prize can be a useful carrot to spur people on, said Aalt Dijkhuizen at the New Year reception. Is that so...
Oostvaardersplassen: Everyone HAPPY?
An international committee has made recommendations to the Government about the Oostvaardersplassen nature area. It advises intervening earlier to prevent suffering by large herbiv...
Should agriculture become even more intensive in order to feed the fast-growing world population? Board chair Aalt Dijkhuizen thinks it should, and said so in the Dutch daily pape...
The flexible office: the Wageningen UR jury’s still out
Flexible working practices, the dynamic office, the New Way of Working… Whatever you call it, it boils down to the same thing: working without a fixed work station. Some ‘Wageninge...
How do we get nature back on the Dutch agenda?
The new cabinet has cut the budget for nature by 40 percent and abandoned the creation of corridors between nature areas in the Ecological Main Structure (EHS in Dutch). How can Wa...
Corporate image. A new look for Wageningen’s stationery
As of 1 October, Wageningen UR has a new corporate image for stationery. That means new corporate image templates for your computer, new business cards, different headed paper and ...