7000 PhD theses online

Published on
August 31, 2018

On Tuesday, 3 July, biochemist Tom Ewing was the 7000th PhD student to graduate (with honors) at Wageningen University.

The Library holds a digital copy of all 7000 dissertations in the database PhD theses including the most recent thesis of Tom Ewing. In the OpenScience blog WUR Library presents interesting facts about 100 years of Wageningen University dissertations. Every year about 300 PhD theses are added to the database. The first dissertation (in Dutch) was defended on 16 November 1920 by Johan Michiel Beekman.

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