Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research

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Netherlands Established: 1918 Scholars: 61
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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Biology and Biochemistry discipline and affiliated with Wageningen University & Research. There are a total of 61 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Wageningen University & Research is 3,188 with a mean value for the h-index of 52.26. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Wageningen University & Research is 8,774 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 143.84.

Overview

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is a public research university in Gelderland, Netherlands. It was established in 1876 as the National Agricultural College before it became a full-fledged university in 1918. It underwent several name changes and mergers before it took on its current name in 2016. WUR is also recognized worldwide as one of the top agricultural academic institutions. They are also known for specializing in technical and engineering subjects.

Wageningen University & Research Key Statistics

The university is organized into several schools and institutes. These include the Wageningen School of Social Sciences, the Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences, the Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research, and the Advanced Studies in Food Technology, Agro-Biotechnology, Nutrition, and Health Sciences. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in ecology, animal science, agricultural science, and forestry, among others.

It has nearly 13,000 students, including more than 5,900 undergraduates and more than 6,400 postgraduates. The university also employs over 900 academic and administrative staff members across its two campus locations. These campuses are the Wageningen main campus and the Gelderland campus.

Other Wageningen University & Research key statistics are its academic and administrative facilities that include dining outlets, student housing, study spaces, group rooms, an Expat Center, an extensive library system, a science park, and a language teaching center.

Wageningen University & Research Research

Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading research institutions in the Netherlands. It is funded through the grants and fellowships awarded by the University Fund Wageningen, the NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development, the Dutch Research Council, the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research.

Its top three research fields are environmental resource management, biology, and business. The university’s output has been featured in publications like Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Journal of Apicultural Research, and Njas-wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. Moreover, researchers from the institution have attended and participated in global research conferences and symposia, such as the International Conference on e-Science, the IGARSS: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, and The Web Conference.

The university’s most cited research output is Rockström et al.’s (2009) “A safe operating space for humanity” which was published in Nature and has 11,428 citations to date. Its second most popular research work is van der Oost et al.’s (2014) “Unravelling the structural and mechanistic basis of CRISPR-Cas systems” which was featured in the Nature Reviews Microbiology and has been cited 8,676 times. Meanwhile, WUR’s third most popular research work is Steffen’s (2015) “Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet.” This study was published in Science and has so far been cited 7,531 times by students and research professionals worldwide.

In addition, there is also a wide range of Wageningen University & Research research centers and institutes. These include the Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, the Wageningen Food Safety Research, the Wageningen Plant Research, the Wageningen Marine Research, and the Wageningen Livestock Research.

Its other research facilities are the Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, the Wageningen Environmental Research, the Wageningen Economic Research, and the Wageningen Bioveterinary Research.
World
National
Scholar
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
Citations
Publications
1342 World 24 National
Willem Takken

Willem Takken

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 86 Citations 20,303 287
1659 World 32 National
René H. Wijffels

René H. Wijffels

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 81 Citations 25,242 394
1909 World 35 National
Bart P. H. J. Thomma

Bart P. H. J. Thomma

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 79 Citations 27,963 230
1963 World 36 National
Vincenzo Fogliano

Vincenzo Fogliano

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 78 Citations 21,022 323
2005 World 38 National
John van der Oost

John van der Oost

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 78 Citations 38,203 234
2332 World 44 National
Adriaan D. Rijnsdorp

Adriaan D. Rijnsdorp

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 75 Citations 15,099 183
2512 World 49 National
Johannes Tramper

Johannes Tramper

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 73 Citations 14,758 221
4221 World 99 National
Ivonne M.C.M. Rietjens

Ivonne M.C.M. Rietjens

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 64 Citations 13,155 337
4936 World 115 National
Joop J. A. van Loon

Joop J. A. van Loon

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 62 Citations 12,522 178
5259 World 119 National
Dolf Weijers

Dolf Weijers

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 61 Citations 18,844 133
5260 World 121 National
Eddy J. Smid

Eddy J. Smid

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 61 Citations 14,355 149
5300 World 123 National
Peter C. H. Hollman

Peter C. H. Hollman

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 60 Citations 27,809 93
5579 World 131 National
Marinus J. M. Smulders

Marinus J. M. Smulders

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 60 Citations 12,194 206
5984 World 141 National
Hein Sprong

Hein Sprong

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 59 Citations 14,005 194
6105 World 144 National
Marcel H. Zwietering

Marcel H. Zwietering

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 58 Citations 9,110 188
6138 World 145 National
Miquel Lürling

Miquel Lürling

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 58 Citations 11,143 135
6317 World 148 National
Bart G. J. Knols

Bart G. J. Knols

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 58 Citations 8,819 100
6718 World 160 National
Harry J. Wichers

Harry J. Wichers

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 57 Citations 11,650 182
7107 World 167 National
Ric C. H. de Vos

Ric C. H. de Vos

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 56 Citations 11,373 110
7291 World 172 National
Dirk Bosch

Dirk Bosch

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 56 Citations 9,246 107
7293 World 171 National
Johan A.J. Verreth

Johan A.J. Verreth

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 56 Citations 9,607 217
8099 World 188 National
Caroline M. Plugge

Caroline M. Plugge

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 54 Citations 11,107 127
8908 World 204 National
Carolien Kroeze

Carolien Kroeze

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 52 Citations 11,036 170
9307 World 211 National
Gert H. J. Kema

Gert H. J. Kema

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 52 Citations 11,151 132
9431 World 214 National
Willem J. H. van Berkel

Willem J. H. van Berkel

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 51 Citations 7,619 131
9614 World 220 National
Albertinka J. Murk

Albertinka J. Murk

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 51 Citations 8,515 141
9798 World 223 National
Jules Beekwilder

Jules Beekwilder

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 51 Citations 7,891 121
9960 World 226 National
Wouter H. Hendriks

Wouter H. Hendriks

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 51 Citations 8,312 308
9974 World 229 National
Matthieu H. A. J. Joosten

Matthieu H. A. J. Joosten

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 51 Citations 11,000 91
10046 World 231 National
Jan Knol

Jan Knol

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 50 Citations 12,595 155
10052 World 230 National
Jaap Keijer

Jaap Keijer

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 50 Citations 9,180 148
10337 World 236 National
Fulco Ludwig

Fulco Ludwig

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 50 Citations 12,037 103
10402 World 238 National
Piter Bijma

Piter Bijma

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 50 Citations 6,935 178
10427 World 239 National
Arnaud G. Bovy

Arnaud G. Bovy

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 50 Citations 11,252 90
10489 World 241 National
Cees Waalwijk

Cees Waalwijk

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 50 Citations 10,146 107
11022 World 248 National
Wietse de Boer

Wietse de Boer

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 49 Citations 9,243 110
11262 World 258 National
Jaap Bloem

Jaap Bloem

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 48 Citations 8,618 101
11268 World 257 National
Frank M. Rombouts

Frank M. Rombouts

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 48 Citations 8,420 85
11343 World 259 National
M.C.M. de Jong

M.C.M. de Jong

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 48 Citations 5,745 142
11793 World 270 National
Anne Mie C. Emons

Anne Mie C. Emons

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 47 Citations 7,494 93
11798 World 271 National
Raoul J. Bino

Raoul J. Bino

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 47 Citations 9,848 84
12040 World 273 National
Sacco C. de Vries

Sacco C. de Vries

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 47 Citations 9,725 84
12217 World 278 National
Jean-Paul Vincken

Jean-Paul Vincken

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 46 Citations 7,325 140
13022 World 292 National
Marc C.J. Verdegem

Marc C.J. Verdegem

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 45 Citations 7,360 154
13332 World 300 National
Dick Vreugdenhil

Dick Vreugdenhil

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 45 Citations 9,360 92
13333 World 299 National
Richard Kormelink

Richard Kormelink

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 45 Citations 7,055 116
13334 World 298 National
Maarten A. Jongsma

Maarten A. Jongsma

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 45 Citations 7,305 101
13779 World 307 National
Jan P. M. Langeveld

Jan P. M. Langeveld

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 44 Citations 6,737 103
13949 World 313 National
Thijs J. G. Ettema

Thijs J. G. Ettema

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 44 Citations 8,107 107
13980 World 311 National
Joost J. B. Keurentjes

Joost J. B. Keurentjes

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 44 Citations 8,458 86
14719 World 328 National
Jan A. L. van Kan

Jan A. L. van Kan

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 43 Citations 12,175 86
14955 World 331 National
Marcel Janssen

Marcel Janssen

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 42 Citations 6,328 70
15382 World 344 National
Fred A. van Eeuwijk

Fred A. van Eeuwijk

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 42 Citations 6,800 108
15467 World 346 National
Hilde E. Smith

Hilde E. Smith

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 42 Citations 6,114 85
15472 World 347 National
Hendrik-Jan Megens

Hendrik-Jan Megens

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 42 Citations 8,454 121
15841 World 357 National
Gerrit Beldman

Gerrit Beldman

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 41 Citations 4,865 84
16161 World 362 National
Dirk E. Martens

Dirk E. Martens

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 41 Citations 6,570 105
16263 World 365 National
Servé W. M. Kengen

Servé W. M. Kengen

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 41 Citations 5,533 87
16265 World 364 National
Geert Smant

Geert Smant

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 41 Citations 7,096 96
16266 World 367 National
Richard G. H. Immink

Richard G. H. Immink

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 41 Citations 7,560 87
16559 World 371 National
Ruud B.M. Huirne

Ruud B.M. Huirne

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 40 Citations 7,925 147
16797 World 377 National
Sjef Boeren

Sjef Boeren

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 40 Citations 6,147 112
17159 World 390 National
Jan E. Kammenga

Jan E. Kammenga

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 40 Citations 5,580 100
17556 World 398 National
Pim Lindhout

Pim Lindhout

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 40 Citations 6,356 85
17597 World 397 National
P.J.G.M. de Wit

P.J.G.M. de Wit

Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
D-index 40 Citations 7,105 74

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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