Dr. Katarina Prpić, Institute for Social Research – Zagreb (1980-2012), Retired
Dr Prpić has a PhD in sociology, is an awardee of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts and was previously a tenured senior scientist at the Institute for Social Research - Zagreb (Croatia).
Her research has been focused on the scientific productivity, social organization of science, science and society relations, scientists’ professional ethics, on female and young researchers and on corporate science (business R&D). Her numerous publications – of which near one third published in English language - include solo-authored, co-authored and edited books, book chapters as well as journal articles, some published in eminent international journals covering science & technology studies.
She is a member of the editorial boards of several international social science journals. From 2007 to 2015 she was consecutively co-chairing and chairing ESA (European Sociological Association) Research Network 24 - Science and Technology / SSTNET – Sociology of Science and Technology Network (RN24/SSTNET) and currently she is a network’s board member.