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Welcome to the TU Delft OPEN Publishing Blog! Its objective is to share innovative concepts, to trigger discussion and to highlight our latest developments and progress. This blog endorses openness, fairness and diversity.  Opinions are those of the authors.

Author Spotlight: Making the most out of whey with open knowledge and peer review

Maria Paula Giulianetti de Almeida (left) and David Weissbrodt (right) in the laboratories of the Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, at TU Delft.

Milk and cheese play major roles in many diets all around the world. Yet, few are aware of the problems brought about by cheese whey – a massive by-product from dairy processing. “Here in Brazil, I came across so many difficulties in finding information about how much whey was produced, and what was done with..

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Author Spotlight: Contextualising 80 years of aerospace engineering education in the Netherlands

Book cover of 80 Years of Aerospace Engineering Education in the Netherlands

Aerospace engineering and innovation form a crucial part of the Dutch economy, and the TU Delft Faculty of Aerospace Engineering plays a vital role in incubating and nurturing new generations of talent. Yet, a lot of the story behind how aerospace education at TU Delft has changed over the last years remains inaccessible by an international audience, as it..

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Transparent recognition for every research contribution

Research activities have gradually become more collaborative and complex in the spirit of Open Science. As a result research outputs are more often produced by groups rather than individuals and increasingly multiple stakeholders are involved. While collaboration is becoming the norm, acknowledging the input of non-authors is usually limited to the classic acknowledgement section in..

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TU Delft OPEN Publishing: the free flow of knowledge

Publishing is an intrinsic part of academic life. But why publish at all? The motivation behind the act of publishing is very simple. Teachers and researchers want to freely share their experience and communicate about their findings. It is about advancing science, making impact for a better society and bringing science to not only scientists,..

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Open Textbooks: making the most out of your educational resources

Education in the 21st century is changing at a rapid pace and as a university we are confronted with new challenges all the time. Organising a course, dealing with the different ways through which students consume knowledge and sharing educational resources are just some of the challenges that require more than just pedagogical expertise. As a university..

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