Staff Publications

Staff Publications

  • external user (warningwarning)
  • Log in as
  • language uk
  • About

    'Staff publications' is the digital repository of Wageningen University & Research

    'Staff publications' contains references to publications authored by Wageningen University staff from 1976 onward.

    Publications authored by the staff of the Research Institutes are available from 1995 onwards.

    Full text documents are added when available. The database is updated daily and currently holds about 240,000 items, of which 72,000 in open access.

    We have a manual that explains all the features 

Record number 382585
Title Delegation of research governance to networks: research councils as multiple goal boundary organizations
Author(s) Klerkx, L.W.A.; Leeuwis, C.
Event RMNO Conference. International Conference "Towards Knowledge Democracy Consequences for Science, Politics and Media", Leiden, The Netherlands, 2009-08-25/2009-08-27
Department(s) Communication Science
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2009
Abstract The delegation of research governance to networks is increasingly seen as a potential way to resolve the paradox in research fundingi, because it would reduce the direct influence of the state on funding policies, respect the independence of scientific institutions, foster `vigorous¿ scientific institutions, and ensure scientists¿ strong commitment to user interests. This paper analyzes a system of delegation of research governance to networks in the Dutch agricultural sector, in which the research council has adopted the role of a multiple goal boundary organization that, apart from forming a bridge between government and scientists, also intermediates at several other interfaces. Several tensions are identified that emerge in the different arenas of resear
There are no comments yet. You can post the first one!
Post a comment
Please log in to use this service. Login as Wageningen University & Research user or guest user in upper right hand corner of this page.