Université de Strasbourg

Science and innovation policy

Global governance and national science and innovation policy

USIAS Fellow: Merle Jacob

This project proposes to investigate the problem of how global governance trends in science and innovation policy are diffused and domesticated in different national contexts. This is achieved by performing a qualitative interview based study of the European Science Foundation and its member organisations. The project fits with an emerging research interest in the study of the role of international organisations such as the OECD and UNESCO in science and innovation policy. It departs from this tradition in framing of the problematique global governance in science and innovation policy in terms of governmentality. In so doing, the project proposes to provide a theoretically informed and empirically anchored analysis of how rationalities and practices in the governance of science and innovation policy travel from one context to another.

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