Year: 2020

Keep distance

A cartoon by Dominique Rooks.

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THE Wageningen HERALD

Quarantine News For Wageningen

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Ode to Brightspace

by Caroline Herman Apocalyps Thursday the 12th of march, I was sitting in the library in the evening, studying for my exam the day after. At 7pm I got a mail in my WUR inbox, telling me that my exam was going to be in the evening at 6.30 instead of 8.30 in the morning, because […]

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Exceptional Achievements of Professors well awarded!

According to the financial report of WUR, a professor holding a personal chair made 365.547 and a half euro in 2017 and that’s even more than the Dutch prime minister. How is this possible?

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The threat behind pursuing customer health with traffic light indicators

Many news and facts running through the digital World exist only because of the hype built around them. One recent hype that wanders around: Nutri-scores. Traffic light indicators that tell you which food is good and which is bad.

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Dutch parliament members question WUR’s collaboration with pesticide manufacturers

In response to an article published on news platform Follow the Money, members of parliament De Groot en Paternotte (D66) have filed questions regarding the independence and reliability of WUR’s research. They have officially asked for a response of both the Dutch ministers of agriculture and education.

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Climate guilt: a Trojan subconscious error

Are you a green beaver? Do you have powers to release climate guilt? An opinion piece.

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Muscular woman carries the world on burning Atlas building made out of bones

We tried to interpret Resource’s drawing accompanying this week’s article ‘What Should WUR Do About The Climate Crisis’ Let’s start by describing what we see and be careful not to upset anyone here: We see a woman carrying the world. We can tell it is a woman, because of the large breasts depicted. This woman […]

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