Research Partners

Six institutions contribute to R-QUEST: NIFU is the host, UiO/ Department of Political Science is the national university taking care of researcher training, and four university departments in Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and UK provide high research competence in the field of science and policy studies and bibliometrics, and research quality in particular.

OSIRIS

OSIRIS

Sister centre

R-QUEST has a sister centre called OSIRIS hosted by TIK, UiO. This centre is dedicated to studies of the impact of science. The relationship between quality and impact is an important question at the intersection of the two centres, and we have regular meetings to coordinate activities and plan future events such as policy meetings and scientific conferences.

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NIFU

NIFU

The Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education

NIFU is an independent social science research institute dedicated to interdisciplinary studies in innovation, research and education, and has high-level expertise on R&D databases, metrics and indicators.

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ISV

ISV

The Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

The Department of Political Science consists of five fields of research within political science: Political theory, international politics, public policy and administration, comparative politics and research methods. The department is concerned with teaching as well as with research and publication within political science.

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CWTS

CWTS

The Centre for Science and Technology

CWTS studies the dynamics of scientific research and its connections to technology, innovation and society. This means studying scientific and academic research from a scientific point of view.

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KTH

KTH

The Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH

The Division is an integrative post-disciplinary division for research, education and societal engagement historical studies. Our point of departure is that historical studies are central for understanding contemporary conditions and future change. Science and technology are part of our culture, and shape and change environments and conditions for life on earth.

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MIoIR

MIoIR

Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester

MIoIR is a world-leading centre of excellence in the study of science, technology and innovation policy and management. Our research, teaching and engagement activities build on many years of expertise, based upon a guiding principle of excellence, both in terms of academic rigour and societal relevance.

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CFA

CFA

The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, the Department of Political Science, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University.

CFA focuses on research policy, innovation policy and university policy, and contributes to both the theoretical and empirical developments within the field. The Centre is characterized by its interdisciplinary profile, which combines both various research disciplines in the social sciences and humanities and a wide variety of research methods.

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