Sarah DeRijcke

Sarah De Rijcke
Affiliation: Leiden University, NL






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Sarah de Rijcke is Professor in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies and Scientific Director at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) in Leiden. Her research focuses on academic evaluation processes, changing research cultures, knowledge infrastructures, and roles of research in and for society. She was elected as a member of the Young Academy of Europe in 2016. From 2015 – 2017, Sarah was an Anna Boyksen Fellow at the TU Munich Institute for Advanced Study & the Munich Centre for Technology in Society (MCTS). As of January 2017, Sarah is an Elected council member of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). In February 2017, she received a ZonMw Fostering Responsible Research Practices grant for the project ‘Optimizing the responsible researcher: towards fair and constructive academic advancement’. She won a Special Recognition Award from the World Cultural Council in the Fall of 2017 for her work at the science-policy interface. In 2018, she received an ERC Starting Grant for the project ‘FluidKnowledge – How evaluation shapes ocean science.’ (2019-2023). Sarah is Editorial Board member of Science, Technology & Human Values (ST&HV), Science and Technology Studies, and Interdisciplinary Science Reviews.