Prof. dr. Barend van der Meulen

Barend van der Meulen has over 25 year experience in science policy, and research on the dynamics of science and science policy, and on the policy instruments used for science policy. Barend van der Meulen's publications have examined diverse aspects research policy including research evaluation, foresight and research funding, the 'Europeanization' of science, impact of science. He has several publications on history and development of the Dutch research system. Recent research includes projects on the Future of Universities, academic careers and the organisation of challenge driven research.

Barend is endowed professor Evidence for Science Policy at Leiden University, at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (link:  

For an overview of publications, please visit my page at ResearchGate.

He is member of the Board of the Graduate School WTMC, member of the international advisory board of the Research master Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology at Maastricht University, and member of the advisory board of AESIS (link: , the network for Advancement and Evaluation of Social Impact of Science.