James Wilsdon

James Wilsdon

University of Sheffield, UK

James Wilsdon is professor of research policy and director of impact and engagement in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Sheffield. He is also director of the Nexus Network, chair of the Campaign for Social Science; and Vice-Chair of the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA). He recently chaired a review of the role of metrics in the UK research system, which published its report The Metric Tide in July 2015. Previously, he worked as professor of science and democracy at the University of Sussex, and director of science policy at the Royal Society.