Keynotes and Invited lectures​

  • Invited lecture, Impact Social Sciences and Humanities on Society, Washington DC, 17-18 October 2019

  • Invited lecture, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Sciences Innovations Sociétés (LISIS), Paris, 9 July 2019

  • Inaugural lecture, Academy Building, Leiden university, 17 May 2019

  • Panelist peer review conference Councils of Science & Humanities Germany and Austria, Vienna, 8-9 Nov. 2018

  • Keynote University of Bern, Optimizing the responsible researcher, Bern, 17 May 2018.

  • Panelist INORMS, World conference university research directors, managers & administrators, Edinburgh, 6 May 2018

  • Keynote CONACYT workshop on Rethinking Research Evaluation, Mexico-City, 21-22 February 2018

  • Keynote Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing, Tromsø, Norway, November 2017

  • Invited lecture Openness and the Global South, Univ. of California, Davis, May 25-26, 2017

  • Keynote The Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics, ECIS, TU Eindhoven, 13 April 2017

  • Invited lecture Event system failure and responsible metrics, University College London/Nesta, London 16 March 2017

  • Invited lecture Advanced Study Group on Scholarly Communication, Pufendorf Institute, Lund, 27 January 2017

  • Keynote PNN National Day, Utrecht, 29 October 2016

  • Invited lecture kick-off platform for RRI in Academic Practice, Vienna 20 October 2016

  • Keynote GENDERTime FP7 project conference, Paris, 30 September 2016

  • Invited lecture ESOF conference Abandoning the usual disciplinary structures in science, Manchester, 26 July 2016

  • Invited lecture Symposium Trudy Dehue, Groningen 7 Juli 2016

  • Keynote Conference International Association of Veterinary Editors, Baden-Baden, 8-10 Juni 2016

  • Keynote Danish Royal Academy for the Sciences, 10 March 2016

  • Invited lecture TU Munich, workshop for librarians and research managers, 4 March 2016

  • Invited lecture Ranking workshop, University of Bonn, 19 Februari 2016

  • Invited lecture Impact or Perish conference, UC Davis 5 Februari 2016

  • Invited lecture on rankings at Humboldt University Summerschool Quo Vadis scientific quality? 14-18 September 2015

  • Invited lecture Young Academy Europe panel on Publication Culture, Research Evaluation and Recognition of Excellence, Academia Europaea 27th annual conference, Darmstadt, 8 September 2015


  • Lynn Kamerlin (Uppsala University): Hyper-competition in Biomedical Research Evaluation

  • André Mischke (Utrecht University): How to Create a 5,000 Author Paper - Authorship Process in Experimental Particle Physics

  • Joerg Peltzer (University of Heidelberg): The Single Author, Co-authorship and Collaborative Writing. Old and new Ways of Writing in the Humanities?

  • Sarah de Rijcke (Leiden University): The Leiden Manifesto: Principles and Practices for Research Assessment

  • Keynote Towards best practices for Research Assessment: Effects of Indicators and the Leiden Manifesto, European Sociological Association, Prague, 26 August 2015

  • Keynote H-index, Impact Factor & Co. What they really mean and how they influence the science system. Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena, 17 June 2015

  • Keynote Emerging principles for evaluative metrics, for expert group on bibliometrics under The Association of Swedish Higher Education’s Forum for University Librarians, The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 19 May 2015

  • Invited lecture for seminar series Centre for Technology and Society, Technische Universität Munich, 6 May 2015

  • Invited lecture The impacts of evaluative metrics on research groups and individual academics, Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) European seminar, Brussels, 17 April 2015

  • Invited lecture Researcher meets indicator. On evaluative metrics and scholarly identity formation in academic settings, Vienna STS Talks, STS department University of Vienna, 8 March 2015

  • Invited lecture Meaningful metrics? Monitoring knowledge flows, performance indicators and governance practices in the current evaluation society, KNOWSCIENCE workshop, Lund, 16 January 2015

  • Invited lecture Exploring the Epistemic Impacts of Performance Indicators, Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, Aarhus 14 January 2015

  • Invited lecture Exploring the Epistemic Impacts of Performance Indicators, 4 November 2014 (iFQ,Berlin)

  • Contribution to Science 2.0 workshop, European Commission DG Joint Research Centre (JRC), Sevilla 29-30 October 2014

  • Invited lecture Thinking with Indicators. Exploring the Epistemic Impacts of Academic Performance indicators, with Ruth Müller (Lund University), Workshop Meta-Governance, ESF, Strasbourg 10-11 October 2014

  • Invited lecture Indicator as Interface. Ordering Accountability Acts in Biomedicine. Research Policy Institute, Lund University School of Economics and Management, 19 February 2014

  • Panel member Recent changes in the organisation and management of science and innovation. UvA, 24 September 2013

  • Keynote Ranking and assessing scientists, Studium Generale Utrecht University, 20 March 2013 

  • Invited lecture The impact of indicators in biomedicine, Centre for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Manchester, 20 Nov. 2012

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