New head of animal nutrition at Wageningen Livestock Research
By Jane Byrne
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Wageningen Livestock Research has appointed Roselinde Goselink as the head of its animal nutrition department. She has 11 years of experience in research and project management in the area of animal nutrition and livestock farming.
“Roselinde is a people-oriented colleague who will look for and encourage collaboration,” said Gert van Duinkerken, Wageningen Livestock Research business unit manager. “I look forward to working with Roselinde. In her, we have found a talented and ambitious departmental head and member of the management team.”
Goselink will take up her role as head of the animal nutrition department on May 12020. She will succeed Gert van Duinkerken, who took on the role of business unit manager on January 1.
Goselink graduated from the faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Utrecht University in 2008 and completed an additional honors program for Veterinary Research. After a brief assignment for the Royal Dutch Veterinary Association, she was appointed scientific researcher at the animal nutrition department at Wageningen Livestock Research.
In addition to her regular work as researcher, she is working on a PhD thesis focused on the management, nutrition, metabolism, and health of dairy cattle. She will complete and defend her PhD thesis in 2021, said the university.