Chiara Franzoni

Associate Professor at Polytechnic University of Milan

Dr. Franzoni has a long-term interest in the incentives of scientists to conduct research and how these may be altered by policies and emerging trends in science and innovation. She has studied the international mobility of scientists and its implications on research performance and collaboration networks at the individual and team level. In the latest years she has investigated the implications for Science of the emergence of social networks and digital platforms, with a focus on citizens and crowd science, crowdfunding of entrepreneurial ventures and of scientific research projects. Her current research focus is on emotions, risk perception and risk-taking, and on crowd V. expert panels perception of risks.