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Sarah de Rijcke

Dean / Professor Science and Evaluation Studies

Name
Prof.dr. S. de Rijcke
Telephone
+31 71 527 4003
E-mail
s.de.rijcke@cwts.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0003-4652-0362

Sarah de Rijcke is professor of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University and dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Her work examines the interactions between science governance and knowledge creation. Sarah is a member of the Engagement & Inclusion and Evaluation & Culture focal areas. Between 2019 and 2023, she served as scientific director of CWTS.

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Sarah de Rijcke is professor of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University and dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Her work examines the interactions between science governance and knowledge creation. Sarah is a member of the Engagement & Inclusion and Evaluation & Culture focal areas. Between 2019 and 2023, she served as scientific director of CWTS.

Sarah recurrently acts as expert advisor in European and global science policy initiatives, for instance as part a high-level UNESCO Expert Group that wrote a global recommendation on Open Science (2020-2021).​

She serves as board member of the Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC) and as council member of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). She is a member of multiple scientific advisory boards in Europe, including those of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, and the Munich Center for Technology in Society (TU Munich).​

In 2018, she received an ERC Starting Grant for the project 'FluidKnowledge - How evaluation shapes ocean science' (2019-2025).​

From 2015-2017, Sarah was an Anna Boyksen Fellow at the TU Munich Institute for Advanced Study & the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS). She was a visiting professor at the STS department in Vienna in 2015, a visiting research fellow at UC San Diego in 2010, and a visiting pre-doc at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in 2007.

Before coming to Leiden she held a postdoctoral position at the Virtual Knowledge Studio with Anne Beaulieu (KNAW, Amsterdam).

In 2010, she received her PhD degree with honors from the University of Groningen, with Douwe Draaisma and Trudy Dehue.

More information on current projects and events can be found at Sarah’s personal website.

Dean / Professor Science and Evaluation Studies

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen

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Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4C.07

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