Overview of Corona news for students, employees and customers & partners

Overview of corona news for students, employees and partners

This page offers an overview of all news items regarding the consequences of the measures for the corona outbreak for students, staff, customers and partners of Wageningen University & Research.

WUR is making every conceivable effort to safeguard the continuity of education, research and other activities. The health of our students, employees and relations is our primary concern.

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Science Talks Corona

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Pandemics in the past

Historian Ewout Frankema talks about what history can teach us about pandemics.

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Social dynamics

Jeroen Warner is Associate Professor of Disaster Studies. He talks about the social dynamics of the corona pandemic. The Netherlands are not very used to disasters and we have no disaster-culture. But people are showing initiative and show solidarity towards their fellow humans. People are on their best when facing crises like this. But we are predominantly focused on our own little world right now.

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Testing for the corona virus

Eefke Weesendorp is head of the crisis organisation and diagnostics department. She explains how Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, which specialises in animal diseases, is now using its expertise to test people for the corona virus.

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