The Danish Centre for Studies in Research 

and Research Policy

The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy is an interdisciplinary centre at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University. 

The Centre’s research focuses on research policy, innovation policy and university policy, and contributes to both the theoretical and empirical developments within the field. The Centre is characterized by its interdisciplinary profile, which combines both various research disciplines in the social sciences and humanities and a wide variety of research methods. 

The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy also aims to contribute to broader knowledge sharing and competence building related to research policy, innovation policy and university policy. In relation to this the Centre provides research based advice to public authorities and performs assessments, analyses and impact studies. The Centre's work thus aims to strengthen the basis for qualified decision-making in research policy, innovation policy and university policy. 

The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy contributes to education and talent development in its field of research, including PhD education.

 

 

News

22.02.2019 | Bevillinger

New Research Project: Villum Experiment

CFA has been awarded a grant from the Villum Foundation to study the effects of a relatively new and novel grant form, Villum Experiment, that seeks to promote unorthodox and innovative research projects.

16.01.2019 | Forskningsnyhed

New Research Project: PROSECON

Carter Bloch, Professor and Centre Director at CFA, has been awarded 10 million DKK to study the design of public and private research funding programmes, in order to increase the socio-economic impact of research. The name of the project is PROSECON: Promoting the socio-economic impact of research – the role of funding practices.

Photo: Aarhus BSS Communication

04.09.2018 | Navne

Carter Bloch new Centre Director at CFA

Professor Carter Bloch has been appointed new centre director at Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy (CFA) from 1 September 2018.

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