Ülle Must

Director, Research Cooperation Centre
Estonian Research Council
Tartu, Estonia


Ülle Must is a Director of the Research Cooperation Centre of the Estonian Research Council (formerly the Archimedes Foundation) and a Member of the Board of the Archimedes Foundation. Her professional expertise includes teaching at university, Master’s courses at the Institute of History and Archaeology, University of Tartu. She is also involved in R&D policy administration: a member of the evaluation of Estonian Centres of Excellence proposals in 2002 and 2008; a member of the coordination commission of the Estonian Science and Technology and Innovation Strategy; a member of the expert panel of the European Reference Index for the Humanities and a member of the European RTD Evaluation Network). She is a member of the advisory board of Scientometrics, and a member of the editorial board of the COLLNET Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management. She has been coordinator of three FP6 projects (HPHA-CT-2002-03000; 980749; 028703).

Selected key publications:

Must, Ü. 2006. “New” countries in Europe – Research, development and innovation strategies vs bibliometric data. Scientometrics, 66 (2), 241 - 248.

Must, Ü. 2006. Research landscape in Central Asia. Journal of Information Management and Scientometrics, 3 (1), 46 - 52.

Must, Ü. 2010. Collaboration of the social science researchers of Central and Eastern European countries in European research programmes during the period 1994-2006. Internationalisation of Social Sciences in Central and East Europe. Routledge/European Sociological Association Studies in European Society, 115-130.



Wouters, Paul, Isidro Aguillo, Judit Bar-Ilan, Frank Havemann, Hildrun Kretschmer, Ülle Must, Andrea Scharnhorst, and Mike Thelwall. 2011. "Academic Careers Understood through Measurement and Norms (ACUMEN)." Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). 2011 November 2. Cleveland, OH (USA).