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(articles, book chapters, reports, opinion pieces)



Tijdink, J. K., Valkenburg, G., de Rijcke, S., & Dix, G. (2023). Relational responsibilities: Researchers perspective on current and progressive assessment criteria: a focus group study. Preprint. DOI: 10.31222/

Field, S. M., Munafo, M., de Rijcke, S., Penders, B., Thompson, J. & Ferrar, J. (2023). Responsible Research - What constitutes RR and how does this vary across disciplines? Preprint. DOI: 10.31219/

Field, S. M., Thompson, J., de Rijcke, S., Penders, B. & Munafo, M. (2023). Exploring the Dimensions of Responsible Research Systems and Cultures: A Scoping Review. Preprint. DOI: 10.31219/
Rushforth, A.D. & de Rijcke, S. (2023). Practicing Responsible Research Assessment: Qualitative study of Faculty Hiring, Promotion, and Tenure Assessments in the United States. Preprint. DOI: 10.31235/

de Rijcke, S. (2023). The role of the social sciences in the quantified university. Response to The Quantified Scholar, by Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra. The British journal of sociology, 8-10.

Tijdink, J. K., Valkenburg, G., de Rijcke, S., & Dix, G. (2023). Relational responsibilities: Researchers perspective on current and progressive assessment criteria: a focus group study. 

Sīle, L., de Rijcke, S. (2022). What makes databases tick: Logics that underpin national databases for research output in Europe. Research Evaluation, rvac025,

Strinzel, M., Brown, J., Kaltenbrunner, W., de Rijcke, S. & Brown, J. (2022). Ten ways to improve academic CVs for fairer research assessment. Humanities & Social Sciences Communications 8 (251).

Scholten, W., Franssen, T.P., Drooge, L. van, de Rijcke, S. & Hessels, L.K. (2021). Funding for few, anticipation among all: Effects of excellence funding on academic research groupsScience and Public Policy, published: 24 March 2021

Valkenburg, G., Dix, G., Tijdink, J.K. & De Rijcke, S. (2021). Expanding Research Integrity: A Cultural-Practice Perspective. Science and Engineering Ethics, 27(10).

Costas Comesana, R., Marres, N, & de Rijcke, S. (2020). Heterogeneous couplings: operationalizing network perspectives to study science-society interactions through social media metrics. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.
Valkenburg, G., Dix, G., Tijdink, J. & de Rijcke, S. (2020). Making researchers responsible: attributions of responsibility and ambiguous notions of culture in research codes of conduct. BMC Medical Ethics, 21(56).
Hammarfelt, B., Rushforth, A.D. & de Rijcke, S. (2020) Temporality in Academic Evaluation. 'Trajectoral Thinking’ in the Assessment of Biomedical Researchers. Valuation Studies, 7(1), 33.

Marres, N. & de Rijcke, S. (2020). From indicators to indicating interdisciplinarity: A participatory mapping methodology for research communities in-the-making. Quantitative Science Studies, first published online 29 June 2020, 1041-1055.

Dix G., Kaltenbrunner, W., Tijdink, J.K., Valkenburg, G. & Rijcke S., de (2020), Algorithmic allocation: untangling rival conceptions of fairness in research management. Politics and Governance, 8(2): 15-25.

Penders, B., de Rijcke, S. & Holbrook, J.B. (2020). Science’s moral economy of repair: Replication and the circulation of reference. Accountability in Research, first published online January 27, 2020. DOI: 10.1080/08989621.2020.1720659.

De Rijcke, S., Holtrop, T., Kaltenbrunner, W., Zuijderwijk, J.B., Beaulieu, J.A., Franssen, T.F., van Leeuwen, Th.N., Mongeon, P., Tatum, C., Valkenburg, G. , Wouters, P.F. (2019). Evaluative inquiry: engaging research evaluation analytically and strategically. fteval Journal for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation 48: 176-182. ISSN 1726-6629

Kaltenbrunner, W. & de Rijcke, S. (2019). Filling in the gaps: The interpretation of curricula vitae in peer review. Social Studies of Science, First published July 25, 2019.

Penders B, Holbrook JB, de Rijcke S. (2019). Rinse and Repeat: Understanding the Value of Replication across Different Ways of Knowing. Publications; 7(3): 52.

Wouters, P.F., Sugimoto, C.R., Lariviere, V., McVeigh, M.E., Pulverer, B., de Rijcke, S. & Waltman, L.R. (2019). Rethinking impact factors: better ways to judge a journal. Nature, 569, 621-623 (30 May 2019).

Wilsdon, J. & de Rijcke, S. (2019). Europe the rule-maker. Nature, 569, 479-481 (23 May 2019).

Franssen, T.P. & de Rijcke, S. (2019). The rise of project funding and its effects on the social structure of academia. In: Cannizzo, F. & Osbaldiston, N. (eds.) The Social Structures of Global Academia. Routledge.

Hessels, L.K., Franssen, T., Scholten, W., & de Rijcke, S. (2019). Variation in Valuation: How Research Groups Accumulate Credibility in Four Epistemic Cultures. Minerva, First published online: 9 January 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s11024-018-09366-x.

Rushforth, A.D., Franssen, T.P. & de Rijcke, S. (2018). Portfolios of Worth. Capitalizing on Basic and Clinical Problems in Biomedical Research Groups. Science, Technology, & Human Values, Article first published online: July 3, 2018. DOI: 10.1177/0162243918786431.

Forsberg, E.M., Anthun, F.O., Bailey, S. et al. (2018). Working with Research Integrity—Guidance for Research Performing Organisations: The Bonn PRINTEGER Statement. Science and Engineering Ethics 24(4): 1023–1034.

Franssen, T.F., Scholten, W., Hessels, L.K. & De Rijcke, S. (2018). The drawbacks of project funding for epistemic innovation. Comparing institutional affordances and constraints of different types of research funding. Minerva. First published online 09 January 2018.

Paul-Hus, A., Desrochers, N., De Rijcke, S. & Rushforth, A.D. (2017). The reward system of scienceAslib Journal of Information Management, 69 (5), 478-485.

Müller, R. & De Rijcke, S. (2017). Thinking with indicators. Exploring the Epistemic Impacts of Academic Performance Indicators in the Life Sciences. Research Evaluation. doi: 10.1093/reseval/rvx023.

Degn, L., Franssen, T.F., Sørensen, M.P. & De Rijcke, S. (2017). Research groups as communities of practice – a case study of four high performing research groups. Higher Education, published online 25 October 2017. DOI 10.1007/s10734-017-0205-2.

Hammarfelt. B., De Rijcke, S. & Wouters, P.F. (2017). From eminent men to excellent universities: University rankings as calculative devicesMinerva, published online 28 June 2017. DOI 10.1007/s11024-017-9329-x.

Fochler, M. & De Rijcke, S. (2017). Implicated in the Indicator Game? An Experimental DebateEngaging Science, Technology, and Society 3: 21-40. DOI:10.17351/ests2017.108

Rushforth, A.D. & De Rijcke, S. (2016). Quality monitoring in transition: The emerging challenge of evaluating translational research programs in academic biomedicineScience and Public Policy, 1-11. doi: 10.1093/scipol/scw078.

De Rijcke, S., Wallenburg, I., Bal, R. & Wouters, P.F. (2016). Comparing Comparisons. On Rankings and Accounting in Hospitals and Universities. In: Deville, J., Guggenheim, M. & Hrdličková, Z. (eds). Practising Comparison: Logics, Relations, Collaborations. Manchester: Mattering Press.

Kaltenbrunner, W. & De Rijcke, S. (2016). The micropolitics of quantifying research output for evaluation in Dutch law schoolsScience and Public Policy, first published online 19 Sept. 2016, doi: 10.1093/scipol/scw064.

Hammarfelt, B., De Rijcke, S. & Rushforth, A.D. (2016). Quantified academic selves: The gamification of science through social networking services. Special issue Information Research on Critical Perspectives on Social Media Research, 21 (2) (June).

De Rijcke, S. et al. (2016). Evaluation practices and effects of indicator uses - A literature reviewResearch Evaluation, 25(2), 161-169.

De Rijcke, S. & Rushforth, A.D. (2015). To intervene, or not to intervene, is that the question? On the role of scientometrics in research evaluation. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66 (9), 1954-1958

Rushforth, A.D. & De Rijcke, S. (2015).  Accounting for impact? The Journal Impact Factor and the making of biomedical research in the NetherlandsMinerva, 53, 117-139.

Hicks, D., Wouters, P.F., Rafols, I., De Rijcke, S. & Waltman, L. (2015). The Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics. Nature, 23 April 2015.

Hammarfelt & De Rijcke (2015). Accountability in Context: Effects of research evaluation systems on publication practices, disciplinary norms, and individual working routines in the faculty of Arts at Uppsala UniversityResearch Evaluation, 24(1), 63-77.

Book Chapters

Kaltenbrunner, W., de Rijcke, S., Müller, R. & Burner Fritsch, I. (in press). On the chronopolitics of academic CVs in peer review. In: Vostal, F. (ed.). Inquiring into Academic Timescapes. Emerald Publishing.

De Rijcke, S. & Stockelova, T. (2020). ‘Predatory Publishing and the Imperative of International Productivity: Feeding off and feeding up the dominant.’ In: Biagioli, M. & Lippman, A. (eds.) Gaming the Metrics. MIT Press.
Franssen, T.P. & de Rijcke, S. (2019). The rise of project funding and its effects on the social structure of academia. In: Cannizzo, F. & Osbaldiston, N. (eds.) The Social Structures of Global Academia. Routledge.

De Rijcke, S. & Beaulieu, A. (2014). Networked Neuroscience. Brain scans and visual knowing at the intersection of atlases and databases. In: New Representation in Scientific Practice, Coopmans, C., Lynch, M., Vertesi, J. & Woolgar, S. (eds.), MIT Press.

De Rijcke, S. (2013). Staging the Studio. Enacting Artful Realities through Digital Photography. In: Hiding Making – Showing Creation. The Studio from Turner to Tacita Dean, Esner, R., Kisters, S. & Lehmann, A.S. (eds.), Amsterdam University Press.

Beaulieu, A., Van Heur, B. & De Rijcke, S. (2012). Authority and Expertise in New Sites of Knowledge Production. In: Virtual Knowledge. Experimenting in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Wouters, P.F., Scharnhorst, A., Beaulieu, A. & Wyatt, S. (eds.). MIT Press.


Pölönen, J., Rushforth, A.D., de Rijcke, S., Niemi, L., Larsen, B. & Di Donato, F. (2023). Implementing research assessment reforms: Tales from the frontline.

Bijsterbosch, M., Dunning, A., Jansen, D., Haring, M. de Rijcke, S., Vanderfeesten, M. (2022). Seven Guiding Principles for Open Research Information.

UNESCO (2021). UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science .

Gopalakrishna et al. (2020). BVO Denktank Strategie. ZonMW.

Curry, S., de Rijcke, S., Hatch, A., Pillay, D.G., van der Weijden, I., Wilsdon, J, (2020). The changing role of funders in responsible research assessment: progress, obstacles and the way ahead. Research on Research Institute. Report.

Baghramian, M., Capaccioli, M., de Rijcke, S., et al. (2019). Making sense of science for policy under conditions of complexity and uncertainty. SAPEA Working Group Evidence Review Report.

Tatum, Clifford, Alex Rushforth, Thed N. van Leeuwen, and Sarah de Rijcke. 2017. “Epistemic Data Practices: Case Study Report for the CWTS/Elsevier Study on Open Data.” doi:10.17632/bwrnfb4bvh.1. 
Berghmans, Stephane, Helena Cousijn, Gemma Deakin, Ingeborg Meijer, Adrian Mulligan, Andrew Plume, Sarah de Rijcke, et al. 2017. “Open Data: The Researcher Perspective - Survey and Case Studies” 1 (April).

Wouters, P.F., Thellwall, M., Kousha, K., Waltman, L., De Rijcke, S., Rushforth, A.D., Franssen, T. (2015). The Metric Tide. Supplementary Report 1 to the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management. Commissioned by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) Steering Group.

Opinion pieces

De Rijcke, S. (2019). Zullen we dan maar niet meer evalueren? ScienceGuide, 17 Mei 2019.
Dix, G. & De Rijcke, S. (2019). Anders waarderen is nodig, maar erken de moeilijkheden. ScienceGuide, 15 Nov. 2019.
De Rijcke, S. & Penders, B. (2018). Resist calls for replicability in the humanities. Nature, 1 August 2018.

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