The Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) studies the dynamics of scientific research and its connections to technology, innovation and society. This means studying scientific and academic research from a scientific point of view.
Our research is organized into three chairs for full professors and has five working groups on key research themes.
The purpose of this scholarship is to foster research in informetrics, including bibliometrics, scientometrics, webmetrics and altmetrics by encouraging and assisting doctoral students in the field with their dissertation research.
The paper entitled "Star scientists versus interdisciplinary scientists? An inquiry into the antecedents of distinct modes of university-industry interaction" was selected as the best academic paper in the 2015 edition of the University-Industry Interaction Conference held in Berlin (24th to 26th June).
On June 11, the Executive Board of Tilburg University organized a debate about 'the Future of the University', given the broader social discussion about the structure of the universities and its future