Partner: Leiden University


The Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) – Leiden University (Netherlands) is an interdisciplinary institute at Leiden University (Netherlands). Its research staff originates from many fields, varying from psychology, political science, literature studies and information science, to computer science, economics, physics and chemistry. Our researchers study the dynamics of science and its connections to technology and innovation.

Project Partner

Prof. Dr Paul Wouters functions as the Principle Investigator for CWTS in the PRINTEGER project and contributes to several work packages and tasks.  Wouters was appointed by the University of Leiden as director of CWTS and as professor in scientometrics in 2010. He has been member of the council of the Society for the Social Study of Science and is currently member of the board of the Dutch graduate school Science, Technology, and Modern Culture (WTMC).

Project Participant

Dr Sarah de Rijcke is assistant professor at CWTS. Her work focuses on the interplay between knowledge production and research governance, accountability, and performance measurement. She heads one of the five working groups at CWTS, Evaluation Practices in Context (EPIC).

Project Participant

Dr Thed van Leeuwen  is a senior researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden University in the Netherlands. He has over twenty years of experience in advanced bibliometric analyses. He is 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).