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Centre for Science and Technology Studies
The Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) studies scientific research and its connections to technology, innovation, and society. Our research, bibliometric and scientometric tools, and evaluation expertise provide a solid basis for supporting research assessment and strategic decision making and for developing science policy.
Research on funding acknowledgments is in ascendance, with more data available and more studies done. Yet, there are specific challenges in accurately capturing this type of data. This blog post looks at a single publication's acknowledgment section in order to discuss several of these challenges.
How to evaluate strategic partnerships? International officers of six universities asked this simple yet challenging question. CWTS and STIS participated and decided to co-create with the international officers. The result is an evaluation framework that looks unlike anything they had imagined.
CWTS is starting a new UNESCO Chair on Diversity and Inclusion in Global Science. In this blog post we outline why this topic matters and how our team aims to contribute to UNESCO's agenda of making science a positive force for development.
The 27th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, 2023, will be held September 27-29, 2023 in Leiden, in collaboration with the European Network of Indicator Developers (ENID).