People of the Knowledge, Technology and Innovation Group

Research and Teaching Staff

Anita Hardon | Chair |  Anthropology of Health and Care Planetary | Health Interdisciplinarity and collaborative research | Transitions in socio-technical systems
Anita Hardon | Chair | Anthropology of Health and Care Planetary | Health Interdisciplinarity and collaborative research | Transitions in socio-technical systems

Cees Leeuwis | Professor | Innovation support | Communication & change | Science-society interaction | Agriculture | health & resource management
Cees Leeuwis | Professor | Innovation support | Communication & change | Science-society interaction | Agriculture | health & resource management

Laurens Klerkx | Professor | Agricultural innovation systems | Boundary work and objects | Open and inclusive innovation | Food value chains | Sustainability transitions
Laurens Klerkx | Professor | Agricultural innovation systems | Boundary work and objects | Open and inclusive innovation | Food value chains | Sustainability transitions

Phil MacNaugthen | Personal chair in technology and international development | Responsible innovation | Science and society relations | Governance of agricultural biotechnology | Qualitative methodology
Phil MacNaugthen | Personal chair in technology and international development | Responsible innovation | Science and society relations | Governance of agricultural biotechnology | Qualitative methodology

Conny Almekinders | Associate Professor | Participatory technology development | Seed systems | Interdisciplinary and action research | Rural innovation
Conny Almekinders | Associate Professor | Participatory technology development | Seed systems | Interdisciplinary and action research | Rural innovation

Harro Maat | Associate Professor | Grassroots innovation | Sustainable food production | Anthropology of skill and technique | Global Health | One health | Community health
Harro Maat | Associate Professor | Grassroots innovation | Sustainable food production | Anthropology of skill and technique | Global Health | One health | Community health

Barbara van Mierlo | Associate Professor | Science-society interaction | Interaction analysis | Food health and environment | Science and technology communication
Barbara van Mierlo | Associate Professor | Science-society interaction | Interaction analysis | Food health and environment | Science and technology communication

Annemarie van Paassen | Associate Professor | Social learning for sustainable agriculture | ICT and rural development | Innovation systems; Inclusive innovation | Action research
Annemarie van Paassen | Associate Professor | Social learning for sustainable agriculture | ICT and rural development | Innovation systems; Inclusive innovation | Action research

Sietze Vellema | Associate Professor | Value chains and partnerships | Trade and collectivity | Coordination and improvisation | Interdisciplinarity and practice
Sietze Vellema | Associate Professor | Value chains and partnerships | Trade and collectivity | Coordination and improvisation | Interdisciplinarity and practice

David Ludwig | Asssitant Professor | Science and democracy | Ethnobiology and local knowledge | Diversity in science and technology | Responsible research and innovation
David Ludwig | Asssitant Professor | Science and democracy | Ethnobiology and local knowledge | Diversity in science and technology | Responsible research and innovation

Rico Lie | Assistant Professor | Communication for development | Intercultural communication | Audio-visual learning | Tourism and development
Rico Lie | Assistant Professor | Communication for development | Intercultural communication | Audio-visual learning | Tourism and development

Birgit Boogaard | Lecturer | African philosophy | Agricultural development | Interdisciplinary research | Intercultural dialogue
Birgit Boogaard | Lecturer | African philosophy | Agricultural development | Interdisciplinary research | Intercultural dialogue

Auke Pols | Lecturer and PhD coordiantor I Responsible research & innovation | Ethics of technology | Sustainability transitions | Energy technologies
Auke Pols | Lecturer and PhD coordiantor I Responsible research & innovation | Ethics of technology | Sustainability transitions | Energy technologies

Guest researchers

Deputy managers and secretariat

Education Coordinator

Postdocs

PhD Candidates

Extern PhD projects

  • Ready for the rains: What kind of socio-technical arrangements meet farmer demand for quality sweet potato planting material in Sub-Saharan Africa? PhD Margaret Mcewan; supervisors: C. Almekinders, P. Richards, S. Vellema
  • Advancing participatory plant breeding strategies the addres the needs and values of organic agriculture in the USAPhD Micaela Colley