New CWTS blog

by Sarah de Rijcke 4 Nov 2015

Dear readers, It is with great pleasure that we announce a new platform for blog posts emanating from our institute: the CWTS blog. How important is the number of citations to my scientific work really? How is evaluation influencing knowledge productio…

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The Facebook-ization of academic reputation?

by Sarah de Rijcke 28 Oct 2015

Guest blog post by Alex Rushforth The Facebook-ization of academic reputation? ResearchGate, Academia.edu and Everyday neoliberalism How do we explain the endurance of neoliberal modes of government following the 2008 financial crisis, which could sure…

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The Facebook-ization of academic reputation?

by Sarah de Rijcke 28 Oct 2015

Guest blog post by Alex Rushforth The Facebook-ization of academic reputation? ResearchGate, Academia.edu and Everyday neoliberalism How do we explain the endurance of neoliberal modes of government following the 2008 financial crisis, which could sure…

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CWTS in new European consortium

by Sarah de Rijcke 16 Oct 2015

Good news came our way yesterday! CWTS will be partner in a new project funded by the Swedisch Riksbankens Jubileumsfond: Knowledge in science and policy. Creating an evidence base for converging modes of governance in policy and science (KNOWSCIENCE)….

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CWTS in new European consortium

by Sarah de Rijcke 16 Oct 2015

Good news came our way yesterday! CWTS will be partner in a new project funded by the Swedisch Riksbankens Jubileumsfond: Knowledge in science and policy. Creating an evidence base for converging modes of governance in policy and science (KNOWSCIENCE)….

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Indicator-considerations eclipse other judgments on the shop-floor | Keynote Sarah de Rijcke ESA Prague, 26 August 2015

by Sarah de Rijcke 29 Aug 2015

This invited lecture at the ESA conference in Prague drew on insights from the Leiden Manifesto and from two recent research projects at our institute in the Evaluation Practices in Context research group. These research projects show how indicator…

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Indicator-considerations eclipse other judgments on the shop-floor | Keynote Sarah de Rijcke ESA Prague, 26 August 2015

by Sarah de Rijcke 29 Aug 2015

This invited lecture at the ESA conference in Prague drew on insights from the Leiden Manifesto and from two recent research projects at our institute in the Evaluation Practices in Context research group. These research projects show how indicator…

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Leiden Manifesto for research metrics published in Nature

by Sarah de Rijcke 22 Apr 2015

We’re happy to announce the publication of ten principles to guide the use of metrics in research evaluation – a collaboration between Diana Hicks (Georgia Tech), Ismael Rafols (Ingenio/SPRU), Paul Wouters, Sarah de Rijcke and Ludo Waltma…

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Leiden Manifesto for research metrics published in Nature

by Sarah de Rijcke 22 Apr 2015

We’re happy to announce the publication of ten principles to guide the use of metrics in research evaluation – a collaboration between Diana Hicks (Georgia Tech), Ismael Rafols (Ingenio/SPRU), Paul Wouters, Sarah de Rijcke and Ludo Waltma…

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CWTS part of H2020 COST Action to stimulate integrity and responsible research

by Sarah de Rijcke 11 Mar 2015

Good news came our way recently! Thed van Leeuwen, Paul Wouters and myself will be part of an EC-funded H2020 COST Action on Promoting Integrity as an Integral Dimension of Excellence in Research (PRINTEGER). Main applicants Hub Zwart and Willem Halff…

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