Coming soon:

Halffman, Willem and Ad MJ Ragas, “The corkscrew: stepwise uncertainty characterisation for emerging environmental threats.”, in process.

Wang, Jing, Halffman, W, Zhang, Yuehong (2022, submitted), Sorting Out Journals: The Proliferation of Journal Lists in China, Minerva.

Halffman, Willem, and Serge P. J. M. Horbach. (2022, submitted) “Designing Journal Peer Review: Diverse Expectations, Procedures, and Concerns.” In How to Edit and Manage a Successful Scholarly Journal in the Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities., edited by Iain Hay, Gareth Butler, and Gerti Szili. Edward Elgar.

Academic publications, published:

Horbach, Serge P. J. M., Wytske M. Hepkema, Willem Halffman, and Freek J. W. Oude Maatman. “Automated Citation Recommendation Tools Encourage Questionable Citations.” Research Evaluation, 2022, rvac016. https://doi.org/10.1093/reseval/rvac016.
Open author version available also.

Hepkema, Wytske M., Serge P. J. M. Horbach, Joyce M. Hoek, and Willem Halffman (2021). “Misidentified Biomedical Resources: Journal Guidelines Are Not a Quick Fix.” International Journal of Cancer. doi: 10.1002/ijc.33882. 🔓

Witjes, Vera, Annemarie Boleij, & Halffman, W. (2020). The Microbiome of Laboratory Mice: Reducing versus Embracing Variation, Animals, 10(12), 2415. doi: 10.3390/ani10122415. 🔓

Wang, Jing, Halffman, W., Zwart, H. (2020) The Chinese scientific publication system: Specific features, specific challenges, Learned Publishing. (online 12 Sep 2020). doi: 10.1002/leap.1326 🔓

Horbach, S. P. J. M., Hepkema, W. M., & Halffman, W. (2020). Hundreds of journals’ editorial practices captured in database. (Correspondence) Nature, 582(4 June), 32. doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01628-7 🔓

Hoek, J. M., Hepkema, W. M., & Halffman, W. (2020). The effect of journal guidelines on the reporting of antibody validation. PeerJ, 8, e9300. doi:10.7717/peerj.9300 🔓

Horbach, S. P. J. M., Hepkema, W. M., & Halffman, W. (2020). The Platform for Responsible Editorial Policies: An Initiative to foster Transparency in Scholarly Publishing. Learned Publishing, 33(3), 340-344. doi: 10.1002/leap.1312 🔓

Horbach, S. P. J. M., & Halffman, W. (2020). Innovating Editorial Practices: Academic Publishers at Work. Research Integrity and Peer Review, 5(1), 11. doi: 10.1186/s41073-020-00097-w, as preprint: Research Square preprint. doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-16665/v1 🔓

Halffman, W., & Horbach, S. P. J. M. (2020). What are innovations in peer review and editorial assessment for? Genome Biology, 21(1), 87. doi:10.1186/s13059-020-02004-4 🔓

Horbach, S. P. J. M., Breit, E., Halffman, W., & Mamelund, S.-E. (2020). On the Willingness to Report and the Consequences of Reporting Research Misconduct: The Role of Power Relations. Science and Engineering Ethics. 26, p. 1595-1623. doi:10.1007/s11948-020-00202-8 🔓

Horbach, S. P. J. M., & Halffman, W. (2019). Journal Peer Review and Editorial Evaluation: Cautious innovator or sleepy giant? Minerva, 58, p. 139-161. (online 1 Oct 2019) doi: 10.1007/s11024-019-09388-z. 🔓

Turnhout, E., Tuinstra, W., & Halffman, W. (2019), Environmental Expertise: Connecting Science, Policy and Society, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Halffman, W., Turnhout, E., Tuinstra, W., “Introduction: The Plight of the Environmental Scientist” (pp. 1-10).
Halffman, W. “What is Science? (And why Does this Matter?)”, pp. 11-35.
alffman, W. “Frames: Beyond Facts versus Values”, pp. 36-57.
Tuinstra, W., Ragas, A. and Halffman, W. “The Limits to Knowledge”, pp. 104-116.
Tuinstra, W., Turnhout, E., Halffman, W., “Usable Knowledge”, pp. 126-140.
Halffman, W., Pastoors, M., “Expertise for European Fisheries Policy”, pp. 141- 151.
Turnhout, E., Halffman, W., Tuinstra, W., “Environmental Knowledge in Democracy”, pp. 247-256.
Halffman, W., Tuinstra, W., Turnhout, E., “Conclusion: Science, Reason, and the Environment”, pp. 257-262.

Horbach, S.P.J.M., & Halffman, W. (2019). The extent and causes of academic text recycling or ‘self-plagiarism’. Research Policy, 48(2), 492-502. (online 22 Sep 2017) doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2017.09.004.  Special issue on research misconduct, misrepresentation and gaming. (With media attention.) 🔓

Halffman, W., Kennedy, R., Mamelund, S.-E., Buggenhout, J. C., Gutwirth, S., Soone, K. S., & Ampolini, I. (2019). Printeger individual case study report. https://printeger.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/D3_6-Report-integrating-case-studies.pdf 🔓

Horbach, S.P.J.M., & Halffman, W. (2018). The ability of different peer review procedures to flag problematic publications, Scientometrics. doi: 10.1007/s11192-018-2969-2 (online 29 Nov 2018). [Enhanced pdf] [interview on Retraction Watch] 🔓

Horbach, S.P.J.M., & Halffman, W. (2018). The changing forms and expectations of peer review. Research Integrity and Peer Review, 3(1), 8. doi: 10.1186/s41073-018-0051-5, pdf. (online 20 Sep 2018) 🔓

Horbach, S.P.J.M., & Halffman, W. (2017). The Ghosts of HeLa: How cell line misidentification contaminates the scientific literature. PLOS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186281. (online 12 Oct 2017). (With media attention.) 🔓

Ganzevoort, W., Van den Born, R., Halffman, W., & Turnhout, S. (2017), Sharing biodiversity data: citizen scientists’ concerns and motivations. Biodiversity and Conservation, Vol. 26, no. 12, p 2821-2837. doi: 10.1007/s10531-017-1391-z. (online 16 June 2017) 🔓

Horbach, S., & Halffman, W. (2017). Promoting Virtue or Punishing Fraud: Mapping Contrasts in the Language of ‘Scientific Integrity’. Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 1461-1485. doi: 10.1007/s11948-016-9858-y. (online 19 Dec 2016) 🔓

Halffman, W. & Radder, H. (3 April 2015), The Academic Manifesto, Minerva, Vol. 53, no.3, p. 165-187. doi: 10.1007/s11024-015-9270-9. 🔓
→ Hungarian by Anna Wessely as: A Megszállt Egyetemből Legyen Újra Közintézmény!, Budapest Review of Books, 6 July 2015, 114-120.
→ Servo/Croatian/Bosnian by Mario Hibert and Andrea Lešić as: Akademski Manifest: Od Okupiranog Do Javnog Univerziteta, Pregled, 2015. https://www.academia.edu/11955254 🔓
→ Spanish by Eva Aladro Vico as: Manifiesto Académico: De La Universidad Ocupada A La Universidad Pública, 2016. (To be re-published in CIC Cuadernos de Información y Comunicación, 2017.) 🔓
→ Portuguese by Amires Cianci von Atzingen, Carlos Machado & Marcos Barbosa de Oliveira as: Manifesto acadêmico: De uma universidade ocupada a uma universidade públicaRevista ADUSP, no. 60, 2017, p. 6- 25. 🔓
→ French by Michel Lacroix (2017), Le Manifeste Universitaire: d’une université occupée à une université libre, SPUQ Info – Bulletin de liaison du syndicat des professeurs et professeures de l’université du Québec à Montréal, no. 305, September 2017, p 3-14. 🔓

Original in Dutch: Halffman, W., & Radder, H. (2013). Het academisch manifest: Van een bezette naar een publieke universiteit. Krisis (3), 2-18. 🔓

Boezeman, D., Vink, M., Leroy, P., & Halffman, W. (2014). Participation under a spell of instrumentalization? Reflections on action research in an entrenched climate adaptation policy process. Critical Policy Studies, Vol. 8, no. 4. doi: 10.1080/19460171.2014.950304.

Halffman, W. (2014). De universiteit als kennismeent. In J. J. Baardemaker & A. Verbruggen (Eds.), Waartoe is de universiteit op aarde? Meppel: Boom, p. 141-148.
→ Presented at De Nacht van de Universiteit, Amsterdam 6-7 June 2014.

Turnhout, E. and W. Halffman (2012). Boundary work and environmental expertise. In: W. Tuinstra (Ed.), Course Book Environmental Problems: Crossing Boundaries Between Science, Policy and Society. Heerlen, Open Universiteit.

Halffman, W., & B. Broekhans (2012). The Landscape of Environmental Expertise. In: W. Tuinstra (Ed.), Course Book Environmental Problems: Crossing Boundaries Between Science, Policy and Society. Heerlen, Open Universiteit.

Halffman, W., & Bal, R. (2010). Regulatory Futures in Retrospect. In J. Eriksson, M. Gilek & C. Rudén (Eds.), Regulating Chemical Risks: European and Global Challenges (pp. 339-348). Dordrecht: Springer. (Academia)

Halffman, W., & Leydesdorff, L. (2010). Is Inequality Among Universities Increasing? Gini Coefficients and the Elusive Rise of Elite Universities. Minerva, 48(1), 55-72. doi: 10.1007/s11024-010-9141-3. 🔓

De Vries, A., Halffman, W., & Hoppe, R. (2010). Policy workers tinkering with uncertainty: Dutch econometric policy advice in action. In H. K. Colebatch, R. Hoppe & M. Noordegraaf (Eds.), Working for Policy (pp. 91-109). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. (Academia)

Halffman, W. (2009). Measuring the Stakes: The Dutch Planning Bureaus. In P. Weingart & J. Lentsch (Eds.), Scientific Advice to Policy Making: International Comparison (pp. 41-65). Opladen: Barbara Budrich. (Academia)

Halffman, W. (2005). “Science/Policy Boundaries: National Styles?” Science and Public Policy 32(6), 2005, 457-67. doi: 10.3152/147154305781779281.

Halffman, W. and R. Hoppe (2005), Science/Policy Boundaries: A Changing Division of Labour, in S. Maasse and P. Weingart (eds.), Scientific Expertise and Political Decision Making, Dordrecht: Springer, p.135-152. (Academia)

Hoppe, R. and W. Halffman (2004), Wetenschappelijke beleidsadvisering in Nederland. Trends en ontwikkelingen. Beleidswetenschap 18(1), p. 31-61. (Academia)

Halffman, W. (2003), Boundaries of Regulatory Science: Eco/toxicology and the regulation of aquatic hazards of chemicals in the US, England, and the Netherlands, 1970-1995, dissertation, University of Amsterdam, department of Science and Technology Dynamics. (Academia)

Bal, R. and W. Halffman (eds.) (1998), The Politics of Chemical Risk: Possible Regulatory Futures, Kluwer, Dordrecht. Isbn 978-90-481-4973-5. Including:
→ W. Halffman & Roland Bal, General Introduction, p. 1-6. doi: 10.1007/978-94-015-9101-0_1.
→ W. Halffman, Standardisation as a trust device, p. 265-292. doi: 10.1007/978-94-015-9101-0_12.
→ W. Halffman & Roland Bal, The Politics of Chemical Risk: Scenarios for Regulatory Policy, p. 303-332. doi: 10.1007/978-94-015-9101-0_13.
→ W. Halffman & Roland Bal, Postscript: notes on the workshop as an experiment, p. 333-344. doi: 10.1007/978-94-015-9101-0_14.

Halffman, W., “The Boundary Between Ecology and Toxicology: an Outsider’s Perspective.” in: John Cairns Jr. en Barbara Niederlehner (eds.), Ecological Toxicity Testing: Scale, Complexity, and Relevance. Lewis: Boca Raton, 1994, p. 11-34.

Other publications and papers:

Halffman, W. (2019). “Bezint eer gij bezet! (of niet)”, Krisis, 2019, 1.

Horbach, S. P. J. M., & Halffman, W. (2019, 19 September). Wangedrag maskeert problemen wetenschap. Volkskrant. 

Horbach, S. P. J. M., & Halffman, W. (2019). Evidence-based peer review can make research more robust. Research Europe(489), 8. 🔒

Horbach, S.P.J.M., E.I.H. van der Voort, W. Halffman (2018), Hoeveel cellen met het verkeerde etiket dolen er nog rond?, Analyse, 73(1), p6-7. 🔒

Horbach, S. P. J. M., & Halffman, W. (2017). Text Recylcing Reveals Flaws in Science’s Reward System. Research Europe (463), p. 7. 🔒

Halffman, W., & Radder, H. (eds.) (2017), International Responses to the Academic Manifesto: Reports from 14 Countries, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, p. 1-77. (online 13 July 2017). http://wp.me/p1Bfg0-3FV, including: 🔓
Halffman, W. & Radder, H., Report Introduction, pp.1-2.
Halffman, W. & Radder, H., The Struggle for the Public University in the Netherlands, pp. 64-69.
Halffman, W. & Radder, H., The Productivist University Goes Global (and So Does Its Resistance), pp. 70-77.
Translated into Spanish by Eva Aladro Vico, Respuestas internacionales al manifiesto académico: informes desde 14 países, to appear in: CIC Cuadernos de Información y Comunicación, 2018 vol. 23, 25-103. doi:10.5209/CIYC.60686http://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/CIYC/article/view/60686
See also article about this in Science Guide: Onderzoekers zijn kleine kapitalistjes, (12 Sep 2017, in Dutch).

Halffman, W. (2017) De Nationale Wetenschapsagenda: leuk geprobeerd, webzine De Omslag. (Also available on Academia, including the original English version.) 🔓

Halffman, W., & Ragas, A. M. (2016). Achter de Horizon: Omgaan met onzekerheid bij nieuwe risico’s. Den Haag: Ministerie van I&M. 🔓

Halffman, Willem. 2016. “Misconduct cases: research protocol.”  Nijmegen: Printeger project report D3.4.

Halffman, W. (2014, 11 September). Hef die vereniging van universiteiten op, die kan niets. NRC, pp. 16-17. (De kop was niet mijn idee.)

Bal, R., & Halffman, W. (2014, 1 September). Topuniversiteit leidt tot extreme ongelijkheid. Volkskrant, Opinie.
→ I was interviewed on BNR radio about this piece.

Halffman, Willem, Floris Heukelom, Klaas Landman, Christoph Lüthy, Esther-Mirjam Sent, Robert-Jan Wille (2012, 3 Sep.), De universiteit verdient meer vertrouwen, De Volkskrant, p21.
Also as: Halffman, Willem, Floris Heukelom, Klaas Landman, Christoph Lüthy, Esther-Mirjam Sent, Robert-Jan Wille (2012, 3 Sep.), De kenniseconomie valt niet centraal te sturen, Me Judice newsletter.

Halffman, W., & Van Hemert, M. (2010). Civil Society’s Intervention into Agri-environmental research. Work package report for Co-operative Research on Environmental Problems in Europe (FP7). Nijmegen: Department of Philosophy and Science Studies. (Academia)

Halffman, W. (2009). Book Review: Democratizing technology: risk, responsibility and the regulation of chemicals, by Anne Chapman, London, Earthscan, 2007. Journal of Risk Research, 12(7-8), 1035-1037. doi: 10.1080/13669870903123298.

Halffman, W. (2008). States of Nature: nature and fish stock reports for policy. The Hague: Netherlands Consultative Committee of Sector Councils for research and development. ISBN 978-90-72377-78-4. (Academia)

Halffman, W., De Vries, A., & Hoppe, R. (2008). Samen onzekerheid doenbaar maken: aanbevelingen voor verbeterde omgang met onzekerheden bij het Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving. Enschede: Universiteit Twente.

Halffman, W. (2006) If agency is the answer, kindly repeat the question. Essay review of Harbers et al., Inside the Politics of Technology. Science and Public Policy 33(6), 469-472. doi: 10.3152/147154306781778858. (open access)

Hoppe, R. and W. Halffman (2005) Dilemma of valse tegenstelling: het risico van simpele dichotomieën in het toezicht op riskante technische systemen: Een repliek op Ten Heuvelhof’s ‘Toezicht als risicomanagement’, in: Beleidswetenschap, 19 (3), p. 52-63.

Hoppe, R. and W. Halffman (2004), The Descent of Icarus? The counterintuitive institutionalization of the “planning bureau function” in The Netherlands” presented at conference 4S/EASST Public Proofs. Science, Technology and Democracy, Paris, August 2004.

Halffman, W. (2004), Public Expertise Across Nations: Why Compare?, presented at conference 4S/EASST Public Proofs. Science, Technology and Democracy, Paris, August 2004.

Halffman, W. and R. Hoppe (2004). Science/Policy Boundaries: A Changing Division of Labour, presented at Science and Democracy Network, Annual Meeting, JF Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, July 2004.

Halffman, W. and R. Hoppe (2003), ‘Science/policy boundaries: a changing division of labour in Dutch expert policy advice’. Paper presented at Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook conference, Basel, December 2003.

Halffman, W. and R. Hoppe (2003), Onzekerheid in wetenschappelijke beleidsadvisering en besluitvorming: literatuurscan, report for RIVM/MNP.

Halffman, W. and R. Hoppe (2003), Rethinking Political Judgement and Science-based expertise: Research protocol v5, Rethinking project paper.

Halffman, W. (2003), ‘What Science? Which Democracy?’. Paper presented at Paper for the Workshop “Science and Democracy, JF Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, July 2003.

Halffman, Willem (2003), ‘De paradox van de wetenschapsonderzoeker’ (book review), Krisis, 2: 103-106.

Chunglin K, L. Dresen, W. Halffman and F. Wamelink (1999), Ankerpunten van het Klimaatonderzoek: Het Nationaal Onderzoek Programma Mondiale Luchtverontreiniging en Klimaatverandering en Verankering van het klimaatonderzoek in Nederland, RIVM, Bilthoven, rapport no. 410 200 034.

Halffman, W. (1996), “Technology Versus Democracy? The Failure of Constructivist Recipes for the Dilemmas of Environmental Determinism.” Paper presented at the 4S/EASST conference `Signatures of Knowledge Societies, Bielefeld, Germany, October 1996.

Van Raalte, A. and W. Halffman (1996), De registratieplicht gevaarlijke stoffen geëvalueerd. [The obligation to register hazardous substances evaluated.] Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid, VUGA, Den Haag, ISBN 90 5250 346 X.

Halffman, W. and R. Bal (1996) “The Politics of Chemical Risk: Possible Regulatory Futures” in: Easst Review, Vol.15, no.1, p. 18-23.

Halffman, W. (1995) “Een onbespoten college?” in: Zeno, no. 5, p. 3.

Halffman, W. (1995) “Het consensusmodel als valstrik” in: Zeno, no. 4, p. 9.

Halffman, W. (1995), “Nieuwe militaire technologie: vele doelen voorbij” (editorial and editor theme issue on military technology) in: Zeno, no. 2, p. 19.

Halffman, W. (1994), “Milieugevaarlijke stoffen door een wetenschapsdynamische bril” in: Papyrus, UvA biology student magazine.

Halffman, W. (1994), “Els Witte: een kritische onafhankelijke” in: Zeno, no. 6, p. 38-9.

Halffman, W. (1994) “Politieke beslissingen en experts.” Review of: Anthony Barker en B. Guy Peters (eds.), The Politics of Expert Advice: Creating, Using and Manipulating Scientific Knowledge for Public Policy, Edinburgh University Press, in: Zeno, no. 3, 1994, p. 39.

Halffman, W. (1994) ‘Zal de elektronische snelweg ‘s nachts ook onverlicht zijn?’ in: Zeno, no.3, p.35.

Halffman, W. and R. Bal (1994) “Technologie is overal, maar niet in de verkiezingen.” in: Zeno, nr. 2, p. 10-14.

Halffman, W. and R. Bal (1994) “Verkiezingen en technologie.” in: Zeno, no. 2, p. 3.

Halffman, W. (1993), “The Standardization of Chemical Risk: Boundaries Between Ecology, Toxicology, and USS Regulatory Practice.” Paper for the conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Conference, Purdue University, Indiana, 19-21 November 1993.

Halffman, W. (1993), “Non-sociologie van de non-sociologie?” Review of: Rein De Wilde, Discipline en legende. De identiteit van de sociologie in Duitsland en de Verenigde Staten, 1870-1930, in: Kennis en Methode, Vol. 17, no. 3, p. 315-319.

Halffman, W. (1992), “Aspects of the Boundary Between Ecology and Toxicology” Paper for the Joint Conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science and the European Association for Science Studies, Gotenburg, Zweden, Augustus 1992.

Halffman, W. (1992), “De marginale Professie” Review of: Sjaak Koenis, Tussen marge en professie: Frankfurt en Chicago: twee visies op de praktische rol van sociologen. Proefschrift, van Gennep, Serie Kennis en Openbare Mening, Amsterdam 1991, in: Krisis, Vol. 12, no. 46, p. 78-82.

Halffman, W. and F. Wamelink (1991), “a498wim@HASARA11-&-a498frnk@HASARA11 Science and Technology Studies: The Graduate Perspective. A Postmodern Adventure.” in: EASST Newsletter, Vol. 10, no. 1/2, p. 11-27.