The fteval Journal for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation

The fteval Journal for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation positions itself at the interface between research and technology policy practice and academic quality, thereby contributing to the exchange between the various stakeholder groups in the RTI evaluation field. Thematic issues alternate with thematically open ones. Including the previous newsletters from which the journal emerged, 53 issues have been published so far. The fteval Journal is published as open access. All papers undergo an editorial review.

Information for authors can be found on the following page:

Calls for papers

The upcoming issue #55 is thematically open. We welcome both, academic and practice-oriented contributions, dealing with the evaluation of RTI policies. These may be specific results of evaluation studies as well as methodological, organisational or theoretical contributions. Submissions for the new issue #55 are open until January 15 2024.

Issue #56 will be a special issue on research at universities of applied sciences on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of universities of applied sciences in Austria. All information about the call can be found in this document: fteval Journal #56_UAS-Research_Call
Submission deadline for abstracts is 15 March 2024.

Previous issues

All previous issues of fteval Journal for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation can be found here: all issues

Current issue

Nummer 54 (09/2022) is a special issue on participatory evaluation and impact assessment in citizen science:

Table of Contents

  1. Editorial: Participatory Evaluation and Impact Assessment in Citizen Science
    Mayer, Katja, Schürz, Stefanie, Kieslinger, Barbara, Schaefer, Teresa
    Pages: 5-9
  2. Participatory evaluation practices in citizen social science: Insights from three case studies.
    Kieslinger, Barbara, Schürz, Stefanie, Mayer, Katja, Schaefer, Teresa
    Pages: 10-19
  3. Reflecting on deepening participation in recruitment and evaluation in citizen science - Lessons from the WeCount project.
    Sardo, Ana Margarida, Laggan, Sophie, Franchois, Elke, Fogg-Rogers, Laura
    Pages: 20-32
  4. A participatory, multidimensional and modular impact assessment methodology for citizen science projects
    Passani, Antonella, Janssen, Annelli, Hölscher, Katharina, Di Lisio, Giulia
    Pages: 33-42
  5. Evaluating citizen science initiatives through a citizen science-based approach
    D'Andrea, Luciano, Kalpazidou Schmidt, Evanthia, Bužan, Elena, Vidal Merino, Mariana, Dall, Elke, Colonnello, Claudia, Graversen, Ebbe K., Cerri, Jacopo, Iacolina, Laura, Feudo, Fabio
    Pages: 43-50
  6. The value of visual co-analysis models for an inclusive citizen science approach. Inspired by co-creation methods from design thinking.
    Van den Driesche, Catharina, Kerklaan, Sarah
    Pages: 51-60
  7. The “payback“ of citizen science: A participatory evaluation and impact assessment model for social innovation projects
    Uude, Katrin, Kurzhals, Kerstin, Wesbuer, Annika
    Pages: 61-67
  8. Quality assurance indicators for environmental citizen science. Development of indicators for volunteer-based biodiversity monitoring.
    Richter, Anett
    Pages: 68-80
  9. Documenting and assessing open innovation: co-creation of an open data model for surgical training
    Arancio, Julieta, Velis, Emilio, Torres, Diego
    Pages: 81-90