Data-Driven University Governance


New research field, actually in development. The core idea is how to better use data for university governance, very much related to the field of Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning.

Ideas for future collaborations

Work in progress.

Publications & Projects
  • Dotti, N. F. (Ed.). (2018, forthcoming). Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions. From Research to Practice. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publisher.
  • Dotti, N. F., Lazzeri, G., & Bramanti, A. (2018). Smart timing and specialized spaces: Reflections on the implementation of smart specialisation strategies in Milan and Brussels. Public Policy Portuguese Journal, 3(1), 44-56.
  • Dotti, N. F. (2018). Knowledge that matters for the ‘survival of unfittest’: The case of the new Brussels’ rail junction. Transport Policy, 63(1), 131-140.
  • Dotti, N. F. (2016). Abundant water, abundant knowledge: Cognitive patterns for policy changes in Brussels’ water management system. European Urban and Regional Studies, 0969776416677621.
  • Dotti, N. F. (2016). A Research-Policy Dialogue for the EU Cohesion Policy. In N. F. Dotti (Ed.), Learning from implementation and evaluation of the EU Cohesion Policy: Lessons from a research-policy dialogue. (pp. 26–42). Brussels, Belgium: RSA Research Network on Cohesion Policy. Retrieved from
  • Vaesen, J., Wayens, B., van Heur, B., Ysebaert, W., d’Andrimont, C., Kesbeke, W., … Van Droogenbroeck, N. (2014). BSI synopsis. Higher Education and Brussels. Brussels Studies76. Retrieved from

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