Bibliometric assessment of research performance in Flanders: policy background and implications

Authors: Luwel, Marc1; Noyons, Ed C.M.2; Moed, Henk F.2

Source: R&D Management, Volume 29, Number 2, April 1999 , pp. 133-142(10)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Abstract:

We illustrate the use of bibliometric tools in the evaluation of scientific research conducted at Flemish universities and publicly funded research organisations, and in the assessment of scientific-technological performance in Flanders in the field of information technology. We sketch the policy background of a number of studies conducted during the past 6 years in Flanders. These studies have provided useful information to evaluators and policy makers in Flanders, and have generated indirect effects on policy decisions, as their outcomes were used in the policy debate to raise relevant questions, clarify concepts or distinctions, question assumptions or to substantiate impressions.

Document Type: Original Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9310.00124

Affiliations: 1: Ministry of the Flemish Community, Boudewijnlaan 30, B‐1000 Brussels, Belgium, 2: Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, PO Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands

Publication date: April 1, 1999

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