Dr Glenda Kruss
Executive Head: CesTII ( Human Science Research Council), HSRC - Centre for Science, Technology & Innovation Indicators
Dr Glenda Kruss is the Executive Head of the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators at the Human Sciences Research Council. Over the past decades, she has worked in the field of innovation studies, to understand the role of universities and public research institutes in economic and social development, and the determinants of skills and knowledge flows within sectoral, national and global systems of innovation. Her current research focus is oriented towards designing contextually appropriate measures of STI for inclusive and sustainable development, towards transformative change in sub-Saharan Africa. She has collaborated widely on comparative research projects in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe, and has led large scale projects for national government, building alliances and networks between researchers, policy makers and practitioners in South Africa.