Professor Robert Tijssen

Leiden University (Netherlands)

Robert Tijssen is Professor Emeritus of Science and Innovation Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands and was a CGHE Co-Investigator on the former Project 1.3, ‘Higher education’s engagement with industry: metrics and indicators of boundary spanning UK academics’.

Robert 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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