Theodorus van Leeuwen
Dr. Thed van Leeuwen is a senior researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden University in the Netherlands. Also, he is the leader of the 'working group on the development of indicators for the research assessment of scholarly activity in the social sciences, the humanities, and law' (WISSH), and member of the working group Evaluation Practices in Context (EPIC).
The main focus of his research centers around the organization of research and the various communication practices in the SSH, and the way this is evaluated. The overarching science policy context under which research assessments are organized and the role of bibliometric indicators therein are of major concern for this research agenda.