Serge Horbach

Postdoctoral Researcher
Radboud University


Dr. Serge P.J.M. Horbach works at the Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, Aarhus University, Denmark. Being trained as a mathematician, he currently works in STS and Sociology of Science. His main research interests include scholarly communication, research evaluation and science´s quality assurance mechanisms, with a particular focus on research integrity and peer review. His latest work is on open science, particularly open peer review, and on public trust in science, mainly through the Horizon Europe POIESIS project, which he coordinates. He also has a particular interest in the impact of automated tools, including generative AI, on science and scholarly communication.
In addition, Serge has been part of several projects contributing to open scholarly infrastructure, including platforms that aim to contribute to transparency of policies and procedures of scholarly journals, preprint and peer review platforms. These initiatives include the Journal Observatory and the Responsible Journals platform.


ORCID: Serge P. J. M. Horbach (0000-0003-0406-6261) – ORCID