Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee validates IFRIS scientific and strategic options. Its members are international experts in the research fields of the Institute:

  • President of the Scientific Committee: Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University, Kenedy School of Government (US)
  • Barry Bozeman, The University of Georgia (US),
  • David Edgerton, Imperial College (UK)
  • Jakob Edler, University of Manchester (UK)
  • Christian Lebas, University of Lyon (F)
  • Bernard Hubert, INRA and EHESS (F)
  • Rafael Encinas de Munagorri, Université de Nantes (F)
  • Arie Rip, University of Twente (NL)

At its December 2009 meeting, the Scientific Committee considered the mid-term report of IFRIS. It delivered an opinion that encourages IFRIS to identify and develop its strategic research directions.