Wolfgang Kaltenbrunner

Research Fellow

Research Fellow, RoRI and Senior Researcher, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University

Wolfgang Kaltenbrunner is a senior researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands. His research focuses on the politics of quantification in evaluation processes; academic curricula vitae as devices for comparison in peer review; as well as practices of publishing, reviewing, and editing academic literature. 

Wolfgang joined the RoRI team in 2022 and co-leads RoRI’s project on narrative CVs, together with Helen B. Woods. His recent publications include: 

Kaltenbrunner, W., Pinfield, S., Waltman, L., Woods, H. B., & Brumberg, J. (2023). Innovating peer review, reconfiguring scholarly communication: An analytical overview of ongoing peer review innovation activities. Journal of Documentation 78(7): 429–449.

Sjöö, K. & W. Kaltenbrunner (2022). Gender mainstreaming research funding: a study of effects on STEM research proposals. Science and Public Policy, scac073,

Strinzel, M., Kaltenbrunner, W., van der Weijden, I., von Arx, M. & Hill, M. (2022). SciCV, the Swiss National Science Foundation’s new CV format. bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/2022.03.16.484596
Kaltenbrunner, W., Birch, K., van Leeuwen, T. & Amuchastegui, M. (2022). Changing Publication Practices and the Typification of the Journal Article in Science and Technology Studies. Social Studies of Science 52 (5): 758-82.