Videorecorded live lecture by Prof. Ton van Raan
Leadership is vital to creativity and successful innovation in groups and organizations
China increases scientific impact.
UIRC Global update: University-Industry Research Connections 2013 released together with Leiden Ranking
Which universities are world leaders when it comes to effectively connecting their research activities to industrial R&D needs?
The Graduate School invites you to attend the third of the Anniversary Food for Thought meetings. Presenter prof. Ton van Raan will discuss citations, H-index, journal impact and rankings. The meeting is chaired by prof. Paul Wouters.
The most recent developments in CWTS research are revealed here
Knowledge Exchange releases landscape report on where metrics can play a role in making research data available
3 May, 2013: Early career researchers: the PhD student. Presentations by the Development of Academic Careers Working Group
The working Group Development of Academic Careers invites you to attend the Research Seminar about Early career researchers: the PhD student
The conference focuses on the measurement and optimization of the value and potential of science for its different stakeholders (e.g., policymakers, business and research managers).
18 March 2013: Metersticks and revolutions: Scientometrics, altmetrics, and the coming era of web-native scholarship. Seminar presentation by Jason Priem
In growing numbers, scholars are moving their workflows online. As that happens, important, once-invisible parts of the scientific process--conversations, arguments, recommendations, reads, bookmarks, and more.. are leaving online traces.
Currently there are no vacancies at CWTS
Transparency is needed! The European Commission is promoting transparency about the international higher education system.
Is it possible to measure the impact of science on the society? What are the disadvantages of the increasingly sophisticated ranking and scoreboards? And what are the effects of the current evaluation culture on knowledge production?
The next editions of our Leiden Ranking and University-Industry Research Cooperation Scoreboard are scheduled to be jointly released on April 17th 2013.
New Publication (book): Virtual Knowledge. Experimenting in the Humanities and Social Sciences / edited by Paul Wouters, Anne Beaulieu, Andrea Scharnhorst and Sally Wyatt.
Today we are witnessing dramatic changes in the way scientific and scholarly knowledge is created, codified, and communicated.
Robert Tijssen will deliver the Cleveringa lecture entitled "Global science and regional knowledge-based economies" in Cape Town (South Africa) on November 29th.
9 November 2012: The modified sharpened index h(ms) and other variants in the Hirsch index zoo. Seminar presentation by Prof. Michael Schreiber
In an analysis of two case studies in physics, difficulties with the determination of the Hirsch-index and its interpretation will be discussed.
New quality indicators for young (open access) journals will be presented and demonstrated in Rotterdam at a high level expert colloquium during the international Open Access week.
About the role of R&D in endogenous growth theory, and an alternative to disentangle the roles of basic and applied research