Professor Robert Tijssen

Leiden University (Netherlands)

Robert Tijssen is a Co-Investigator on CGHE’s global higher education engagement research programme.

Robert is Professor of Science and Innovation Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands; he is also a Professor at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

His research specialisation is the intersection between science, innovation and higher education systems, focusing mainly on university Research & Development performance issues, knowledge flows, and technological innovation. Robert contributes to the Leiden Ranking of research universities.

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CGHE publications

CGHE research projects

  • Higher education’s engagement with industry: metrics and indicators of boundary spanning UK academics

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