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Loet Leydesdorff

Emeritusat University of Amsterdam
Focus area: Digital Culture, Digital Humanities, Sociology, Systems

Loet Leydesdorff

loet@leydesdorff.net ; http://www.leydesdorff.net


Loet Leydesdorff (Ph.D. Sociology, M.A. Philosophy, and M.Sc. Biochemistry) is Professor emeritus at the Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) of the University of Amsterdam. He is Associate Faculty at the Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) of the University of Sussex, Visiting Professor of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC) in Beijing, Guest Professor at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, and Visiting Fellow at the School of Management, Birkbeck, University of London. He has published extensively in systems theory, social network analysis, scientometrics, and the sociology of innovation (see at http://www.leydesdorff.net/list.htm or  http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ych9gNYAAAAJ&hl=en). His new book entitled “The Evolutionary Dynamics of Discursive Knowledge: Communication-Theoretical Perspectives on an Empirical Philosophy of Science” is freely available at SpringerOpen.


With Henry Etzkowitz, he initiated a series of workshops, conferences, and special issues about the Triple Helix of University-Industry-Government Relations. He received the Derek de Solla Price Award for Scientometrics and Informetrics in 2003 and held “The City of Lausanne” Honor Chair at the School of Economics, Université de Lausanne, in 2005. In 2007, he was Vice-President of the 8th International Conference on Computing Anticipatory Systems (CASYS’07, Liège). Since 2014, the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI?Clarivate) lists him as a highly-cited author at https://clarivate.com/hcr/

Journal Articles:
Special Section of Leonardo Transactions: Arts, Humanities and Complex Networks

The Development of the Journal Environment of Leonardo

February 2012