The presence of science on Wikipedia is a recurrent research topic in the scientometric community. However, its full potential for the study of science-society relations has not yet been fully explored. These are some of the key facts to be considered when studying it.
Research on funding acknowledgments is in ascendance, with more data available and more studies done. Yet, there are specific challenges in accurately capturing this type of data. This blog post looks at a single publication's acknowledgment section in order to discuss several of these challenges.
How to evaluate strategic partnerships? International officers of six universities asked this simple yet challenging question. CWTS and STIS participated and decided to co-create with the international officers. The result is an evaluation framework that looks unlike anything they had imagined.
CWTS is starting a new UNESCO Chair on Diversity and Inclusion in Global Science. In this blog post we outline why this topic matters and how our team aims to contribute to UNESCO's agenda of making science a positive force for development.
In this blogpost, the authors critically discuss their experience as guest editors for a Frontiers journal. They aim to foster open scholarly debate about Frontiers publishing practices, triggered by Frontiers hindering such debate on their own pages.