Research Team

The R-Quest research team includes researchers with a broad set of complimentary competencies.

Liv Langfeldt

Liv Langfeldt Centre leader/Strand 1

NIFU

Expertise: Research policy, research quality, research evaluation, peer-review, organisation of research, comparative empirical studies.

Research professor, NIFU

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Siri Brorstad Borlaug

Siri Brorstad Borlaug Lead Strand 2b

NIFU

Expertise: Research policy, university governance, the organisation of research, research practices, research organisation-industry relations, comparative empirical studies

Senior researcher, NIFU

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Gunnar Sivertsen

Gunnar Sivertsen Lead Strand 3

NIFU

Expertise:  research policy, scholarly communication and publishing, bibliometrics

Research professor, NIFU

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Kaare Aagaard

Kaare Aagaard Lead Strand 2a

CFA and NIFU

Expertise: studies of research policy, research evaluation, funding systems, bibliometrics and peer review

Senior researcher, CFA and NIFU

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Dag W. Aksnes

Dag W. Aksnes

NIFU

Expertise: Bibliometrics – publication and citation indicators, R&D indicators.

Research Professor, NIFU

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Mats Benner

Mats Benner

NIFU and KTH

Expertise: Innovation systems, public sector innovation, R&D indicators.

Senior researcher, NIFU

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Markus Bugge

Markus Bugge

NIFU

Expertise: Innovation systems, public sector innovation, R&D indicators

Senior researcher, NIFU

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Åse Gornitzka

Åse Gornitzka

UiO
Expertise: Research policy, EU governance, public reforms and organisational change

Professor, Department of political science, UiO

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Thed van Leeuwen

Thed van Leeuwen

CWTS
Expertise: bibliometric analyses, indicators for research assessment, organisation of research, evaluation practices

Senior researcher, CWTS

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Ingeborg Meijer

Ingeborg Meijer

CWTS
Expertise: Research policy, research evaluation, societal relevance and impact of research

Senior researcher, CWTS

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Maria Nedeva

University of Manchester and MIoIR
Expertise: Science dynamics, policy driven change, social conditions of research, epistemic properties of knowledge, comparative empirical studies

Professor, University of Manchester and MIoIR

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Fredrik Piro

Fredrik Piro

NIFU
Expertise: Scientific publishing, bibliometrics, financing of research, financing of health insitutions

Senior researcher, NIFU

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Sarah de Rijcke

Sarah de Rijcke

CWTS
Expertise: Research policy, research quality, research evaluation, research assessment and practices of knowledge creation

Associate professor and Deputy director, CWTS

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Jesper Wiborg Schneider

Jesper Wiborg Schneider

CFA
Expertise: Research policy research evaluation, scientometrics, bibliometrics, sociology of science, scholarly communication, information science

Professor, CFA

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Espen Solberg

Espen Solberg

NIFU

Expertise: R&D and innovation policy, knowledge systems

Head of research, Studies of research and innovation, NIFU

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Håvard Strand

Håvard Strand

UiO
Expertise: Bibliometrics, quantitative methods

Associate professor, Department of political science, UiO

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Sverker Sörlin

Sverker Sörlin

KTH
Expertise: research and innovation policy, the history of science, university governance

Professor, KTH

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Duncan Thomas

Duncan Thomas

MIoRI
Expertise: science dynamics, research practices, comparative empirical studies

Research fellow, MIoRI

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Paul Wouters

Paul Wouters

CWTS
Expertise: evaluation systems, scientometrics, history of science, information systems

Director and Professor, CWTS

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Agnete Vabø

Agnete Vabø

NIFU
Expertise: Higher education, university governance, recruitment and mobility

Research professor, NIFU

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Maria Karaulova

Maria Karaulova

MIoRI
Expertise: academic careers and mobility, science dynamics, bibliometrics

Postdoctoral researcher, MIoRI