Quantized careers 21 November 2016
The research of Cathelijn Waaijer shows that scientific careers and especially their early part consist of a succession of short-term posts, or ‘quant...
Paul Wouters to judge $100 million competition 19 October 2016
Prof. Paul Wouters (CWTS) has been appointed by the US based MacArthur Foundation as one of the judges to evaluate proposals in a competition for a gr...
2016 John Ziman Award for Leiden Manifesto 06 September 2016
The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) has awarded its 2016 John Ziman Award for ‘a significant innovative cooperati...
Americans more likely to finance presidential candidate with broad support base 12 April 2016
Americans more often donate funds to a presidential candidate if the campaign is backed by financiers from different, recognised social groups. This i...
Sarah de Rijcke new member of Science in Transition 14 October 2015
Science in Transition joins an international chorus that points out flaws in the science system and aim for change in the governance of science.
Many scientists have no idea what valorisation is 01 September 2015
Scientists, and not only those in the social sciences and humanities, think that valorisation is mainly about economic profit. This is what Stefan de ...
Cathelijn Waaijer winner of the 2015 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Award 07 July 2015
Cathelijn Waaijer (CWTS) was awarded the 2015 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Award at the 15th International Society of Scientometrics and Info...