TOMIZAWA Hiroyuki (Director, Research, 2nd Theory-Oriented Research Group)

Title Director, Research, 2nd Theory-Oriented Research Group
Name TOMIZAWA Hiroyuki
Educational Background
and Professional Experiences
1988 –1989 Electric Data Processing Division, Japan Information Center of Science and Technology (JICST)
1989 – 1996 Researcher, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
1992 Visiting Researcher, International and Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Tokyo
1996 –2006 Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
2007 – 2010 Principal Administrator, Directorate of Science, Technology and Industry, OECD
2006, 2010 – Director, Research Unit for Science and Technology Analysis and Indicators, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
Research Fields
    Hiroyuki TOMIZAWA has been engaged in developing the science and technology indicators of Japan, and in analytical work on science, technology and innovation and its application to S&T policy making. He is a member of the Working Party of National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI), OECD.
  • (1) Introduction to Scientometrics: Application to Research Evaluation and Science Studies, Maruzen, Tokyo, March 2004, (Co-authored book with Yuko Fujigaki, Hideyuki Hirakawa, Masashi Shirabe, Takayuki Hayashi, and Junichi Makino). [in Japanese]
  • (2) “Transition of Research Performance and Research Structure in Japan,” in Higher Education, (ed. Syuichi Tsukahara ), Nihon Tosho Center, Tokyo, 2009. (Co-authored book chapter with Takayuki Hayashi). [in Japanese]
  • “Restructuring the Japanese national research system and its effect on performance,” Scientometrics, Vol.68, No.2, 2006, pp.241-264. (Co-authored with Takayuki Hayashi).
  • “Bibliometric techniques in the evaluation of federally funded research in the United States,” Research Evaluation, Vol.13, No.2, 2004, pp.78-86. (Co-authored with Diana Hicks, et al.)
  • “Likelihood of inbound/outbound access to co-authorship,” Scientometrics, Vol.59, No.3, 2004, pp.337-344. (Co-authored with Masashi Shirabe)
  • “Likelihood of overseas access to international co-authorships,” Scientometrics, Vol.53, No.1, 2002, pp.123-129. (Co-authored with Masashi Shirabe)
  • “Evaluating overall national science and technology activity: General Indicator of Science and Technology (GIST) and its implications for S&T policy,” Research Evaluation, Vol. 6, August 1996, pp.83-92. (Co-authored with Fujio Niwa)
  • “A Trial of General Indicator of Science and Technology: Methodological Study of Overall Estimation of National S&T Activity,” Scientometrics, Vol.37, No.2, 1996, pp.245-265. (Co-authored with Fujio Niwa)
  • Characteristics of excellent research activities: Report of survey on top-researchers’ activities and their views on effects of Japan’s science and technology policy and R&D status, (NISTEP Research Material No.122), NISTEP, March 2006. [in Japanese]
  • Study for Evaluating the Achievements of the Science and Technology Basic Plans in Japan: Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of R&D Outputs – (NISTEP REPORT No.88), NISTEP, March 2005. [in Japanese with English extract]
  • “Constructing data infrastructure: Toward grasping effects of STI Policy,” NISTEP International Conference 2012 – Building Data Infrastructure for S&T Innovation Policy, February 28, 2012, Tokyo.
  • “Constructing data infrastructure on S&T human resources – Role of data against biased policy discussion –,“ The 6th Trilateral Science and Technology Policy Seminar 2011, October 24-25, 2011, Xi’an, China
Affiliated Academic Society
  • The Japan Society for Science Policy and Research Management