Robert Tijssen – Associate

Robert Tijssen – Associate

Robert Tijssen is Professor Emeritus of Science and Innovation Studies at Leiden University and is Professor at the Centre for Research on Evaluation of Science and Technology at Stellenbosch University (South Africa). His main interests concern the development and application of conceptual models, monitoring and evaluation frameworks and measurement methodologies to track and trace general trends within the knowledge triangle (higher education, science and innovation). Robert’s advisory work goes back more than 30 years and ranges from indicator-based performance assessments of research programs and research-intensive universities to membership of European Commission expert panels for conducting strategic analyses of R&D sectors and innovation systems. Robert is lead author of the 2021 book on ‘Regional Innovation Impact of Universities’.