Fleur Praal

Project Coordinator ACUMEN
Centre for Science and Technology Studies
Leiden University
Leiden, the Netherlands


Fleur Praal is Project Coordinator for ACUMEN from August 1st, 2013, taking over from Laura de Ruiter. Her background includes a BA in History and a BA English Language and Culture, and an MA in Book & Digital Media Studies. In her work for this degree, she focused on the influence new technologies and information systems have on research processes and scholarly communication, especially in the Humanities. Her previous work experience includes teaching and project research for CWTS's Leiden Ranking. Besides the work for ACUMEN, Fleur is appointed as a lecturer in the MA-programme 'Book Studies: Past, Present, Future' (dept. Media Studies, Leiden University).