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Triple Helix Lifetime Achievement Award

Loet was honored by his colleagues at the 2023 Triple Helix conference, hosted at La Salle BCN - Universitat Ramon Llull with the "Triple Helix Lifelong Achievement Award". Margaret Traudes and Suzan Leydesdorff received this award in Barcelona at the conference.

You can watch the speach delivered by Suzan Leydesdorff on Youtube.

ASCoR Leydesdorff Interdisciplinary Fellowship

As part of their efforts to foster and recognize interdisciplinarity, the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) has instituted the "Leydesdorff Interdisciplinary Fellowship" to recognize researchers from other disciplines for outstanding contributions to their research. ASCoR members can nominate fellows on a yearly basis.

Natali Helberger has been named as first ASCoR Leydesdorff Interdisciplinary Fellow

EASST Review - In Memoriam contributions

Sally Wyatt, Koen Frenken and Paul Wouters each contributed an in memoriam to the July 2023 issue of EASST Review.

Tribute to Loet Leydesdorff - Special Issue

The journal "Profesional de la información" published a special issue in tribute to Loet Leydesdorff (volume 32, number 7, 2023).


A short selection of kind words by the community.

This book is freely available both as .pdf and epub.

科学计量学的挑战, translated by Wu Yishan et al., Beijing: Scientific and Technical Documents Publishing House, 2003.

Saientometorikus no chôsen: kagaku-gijyutsu-joho no jiko-soshiki-ka, translated Yuko Fujigaki et al., Tokyo: Tamagawa University Press, 2001.

A kommunikáció szociológiai elmélete (translated by Jakab András). Budapest: Typotext, 2007. ISBN: 963 9548 54 5.

See review in JASIST 53(1), 2002, 62-63

Table of Contents
  1. Knowledge-Based Innovations and Social Coordination
  2. The Communication Turn in Philosophy of Science
  3. Scientific Communication and Codification
  4. Towards a Calculus of Redundancy
  5. Evolutionary and Institutional Triple Helix Models
  6. Regions, Innovations, and the North-South Divide in Italy
  7. The Measurement of Synergy
  8. Anticipation and the Dynamics of Expectations
  9. Subdynamics in Knowledge-Based Systems   
  10. Cultural and Biological Evolution
  11. Symmary and Conclusions
Table of Contents
  1. Scientometrics and Science Studies
  2. The Sociology of Scientific Knowledge
  3. The Intellectual Organization of the Sciences
  4. The Methodological Priority of Textual Data
  5. Full Text Analysis of Scientific Articles
  6. From Words and Co-Words to Information and Probabilistic Entropy
  7. The Static Model
  8. The Dynamics of Scientific Developments
  9. The Static and Dynamic Analysis of Networks 
  10. Irreversibilities in Networks
  11. EU Policies and Transnational Publications 
  12. Knowledge Representations, Bayesian Inferences, and Empirical Science Studies
  13. A Mathematical Theory of Scientific Communications
Table of Contents
  1. The Knowledge-Based Economy
  2. Knowledge, Information, and the Globalization of the Knowledge Base
  3. The Processing of Meaning in Anticipatory Systems
  4. Codification and Differentiation of Meaning in Social Systems
  5. The Transformation of Organization and Agency
  6. Reflexive Globalization and the Knowledge-Based Order
  7. The historical evolution of the Triple Helix
  8. The Measurement of the Knowledge Base
    using the Triple Helix Model
  9. The Measurement of the Knowledge Base of the Dutch Economy
  10. The Knowledge Base of the German Economy
  11. Summary and Conclusions: The philosophical foundation of the knowledge base in Husserl's Cogitatum