Lecture 8

Will e-Research make the scientific method obsolete? The role of information in research

LecturerPaul Wouters (University of Leiden /CWTS)
DateThursday, 13 September 2012
Time10.00 - 12.00
LocationErasmus Universiteit Rotterdam


Paul Wouters is particularly interested in the design and analysis of new scholarly practices in the humanities and social sciences. Can we create novel forms of knowledge by making smarter use of information and information technologies, and how has this interaction occurred in the past? Paul has written about the history of the Science Citation Index and its impact on the standards of quality in academic work. Presently, his work focuses on e-research in the humanities and social sciences.