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Professor of Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies & Scientific Director at CWTS, Leiden University

Sarah's research focuses on academic e/valuation processes, changing research cultures, knowledge infrastructures, and roles of research in and for society. She is group leader of the Science and Evaluation Studies (SES) research group at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) in Leiden. The work of her research group focuses on a) developing a theoretical framework on the politics of contemporary research assessment; b) gaining a deep empirical understanding on how formal and informal evaluation practices are re-shaping academic knowledge production; c) contributing to shaping contemporary debates on responsible research evaluation and metrics uses (including policy implications). Sarah can be reached at:

T: +31 71 527 6853



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