We welcome Sarah de Rijcke as new Chair of the UKRN Advisory Board. Sarah is a Professor in Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies and Scientific Director at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University, the Netherlands. She specialises in social studies of research evaluation, and has published widely on the topic of the relations between quality control mechanisms and knowledge production in different fields. She has also developed a strong international public academic presence with outreach activities in science policy, speaking frequently on the topic of research evaluation and metrics uses.
We are delighted to have Sarah as a fantastic addition to our Advisory Board and look forward to working with her. Welcome, Sarah!