Selected publications


Rotolo, Daniele, Rafols, Ismael, Hopkins, Michael and Leydesdorff, Loet (2017) Strategic intelligence on emerging technologies: scientometric overlay mapping. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68 (1). pp. 214-233. ISSN 2330-1635

Grassano, Nicola, Rotolo, Daniele, Hutton, Joshua, Lang, Frédérique and Hopkins, Michael M (2016) Funding data from publication acknowledgements: coverage, uses and limitations. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. ISSN 2330-1643

Rafols, Ismael, Hopkins, Michael M, Hoekman, Jarno, Siepel, Josh, O'Hare, Alice, Perianes-Rodríguez, Antonio and Nightingale, Paul (2014) Big Pharma, little science? A bibliometric perspective on Big Pharma’s R&D decline. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 81. pp. 22-38. ISSN 0040-1625

Hopkins, Michael M, Crane, Philippa A, Nightingale, Paul and Baden-Fuller, Charles (2013) Buying big into biotech: scale, financing, and the industrial dynamics of UK biotech, 1980–2009. Industrial and Corporate Change, 22 (4). pp. 903-952. ISSN 0960-6491

Hopkins, Michael M and Siepel, Josh (2013) Just how difficult can it be counting up R&D funding for emerging technologies (and is tech mining with proxy measures going to be any better?). Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 25 (6). pp. 655-685. ISSN 0953-7325

Hopkins, Michael and Hogarth, Stuart (2012) Biomarker patents for diagnostics: problem or solution? Nature Biotechnology, 30 (6). pp. 498-500. ISSN 1087-0156

Hogarth, Stuart, Hopkins, Michael M and Rodriguez, Victor (2012) A molecular monopoly? HPV testing, the Pap smear and the molecularisation of cervical cancer in the USA. Sociology of Health and Illness, 34 (2). pp. 234-250. ISSN 0141-9889

Hopkins, Michael M, Tidd, Joe, Nightingale, Paul and Miller, Roger (2011) Generative and degenerative interactions: Positive and negative dynamics of open, user-centric innovation in technology and engineering consultancies. R&D Management, 41 (1). pp. 44-60. ISSN 0033-6807

Hopkins, Michael M, Martin, Paul A, Nightingale, Paul, Kraft, Alison and Mahdi, Surya (2007) The myth of the biotech revolution: an assessment of technological, clinical and organisational change. Research Policy, 36 (4). pp. 566-589. ISSN 0048-7333

Hopkins, Michael M, Mahdi, Surya, Patel, Pari and Thomas, Sandy M (2007) DNA patenting: the end of an era? Nature Biotechnology, 25 (2). pp. 185-187. ISSN 1087-0156

Hopkins, Michael M, Ibarreta, Dolores, Gaisser, Sibylle, Enzing, Christien M, Nightingale, Paul and et al, (2006) Putting pharmacogenetics into practice. Nature Biotechnology, 24 (4). pp. 403-410. ISSN 1087-0156

Hopkins, Michael M and Nightingale, Paul (2006) Strategic risk-management using complementary assets: organizational capabilities and the commercialization of human genetic testing in the UK. Research Policy, 35 (3). pp. 355-374. ISSN 0048-7333

Woelderink, A, Ibarreta, D, Hopkins, M M and Rodriguez-Cerezo, E (2006) The current clinical practice of pharmacogenetic testing in Europe: TPMT and HER2 as case studies. Pharmacogenomics Journal, 6 (1). pp. 3-7. ISSN 1470-269X

Thomas, S M, Hopkins, M M and Brady, M (2002) Shares in the human genome: the future of patenting DNA. Nature Biotechnology, 20. pp. 1185-1188.


Owen, Geoffrey and Hopkins, Michael M. (2016) Science, the state and the city: Britain's struggle to succeed in biotechnology. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 97801987280009

Book Section

Hogarth, Stuart, Hopkins, Michael and Rotolo, Daniele (2016) Technological accretion in diagnostics: HPV testing and Pap testing in cervical cancer screening. In: Consoli, Davide, Mina, Andrea, Nelson, Richard R and Ramlogan, Ronnie (eds.) Medical innovation. science, technology, and practice. Routledge. ISBN 9781138860346

Tidd, Joseph, Hopkins, Michael and Nightingale, Paul (2014) Positive and negative dynamics of open innovation. In: Open innovation research, management and practice. Imperial College Press, London, pp. 417-442. ISBN 9781783262809

Nightingale, Paul, Baden-Fuller, Charles and Hopkins, Michael M (2011) Projects, Project Capabilities and Project Organisations. In: Cattani, Gino, Ferriani, Simone, Frederiksen, Lars and Taube, Florian (eds.) Advances in Strategic Management. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 215-234. ISBN 978-1-78052-192-3

Hopkins, Michael M and Nightingale, Paul (2004) Risk management and the commercialization of human genetic testing in the UK. In: McKelvey, Maureen D, Rickne, Annika and Laage-Hellman, Jens (eds.) The Economic Dynamics of Modern Biotechnology. Edward Elgar, pp 135-166. ISBN 9781845427900

Conference or Workshop Item

Lang, Frédérique, Rafols, Ismael and Hopkins, Michael (2016) Knowledge integration through collaboration: building indicators using the Diversity/coherence and Proximity frameworks. In: 21st International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (STI): Peripheries, frontiers and beyond, 14-16 Sep 2016, Valéncia, Spain.

Lang, Frédérique, Hopkins, Michael, Molas-Gallart, Jordi, Rafols, Ismael and Tang, Puay (2016) Towards a novel method of research evaluation: tracking proximity change in translational research projects. In: SPRU 50th Anniversary Conference: Transforming innovation, 7-9 Sep 2016, Brighton.

Lang, Frédérique, Hopkins, Michael, Molas-Gallart, Jordi, Rafols, Ismael and Tang, Puay (2016) Towards a novel method of research evaluation: tracking proximity change in translational research projects. In: 2016 Eu-SPRI Conference: exploring new avenues for innovation and research policies, 7-10 Jun 2016, Lund, Sweden.

Reports and working papers

Davé, Anoushka, Hopkins, Michael, Hutton, Joshua, Krčál, Adam, Kolarz, Peter, Martin, Ben, Nielsen, Kalle, Rafols, Ismael, Rotolo, Daniele, Simmonds, Paul and Stirling, Andrew (2016) Landscape review of interdisciplinary research in the UK. Project Report. HEFCE.

Grant, Jonathan, Hopkins, Michael, Rafols, Ismael, Rotolo, Daniele, Stirling, Andrew and Digital Science, (2015) The value of structural diversity: assessing diversity for a sustainable research base. Technical Report. Digital Science, London.

Rotolo, Daniele, Rafols, Ismael, Hopkins, Michael and Leydersdorff, Loet (2014) Scientometric mapping as a strategic intelligence tool for the governance of emerging technologies. Working Paper. University of Sussex, Brighton, Sussex.

Shah, K, Sussex, J, Hernandez-Villafuerte, K, Garau, M, Rotolo, D, Hopkins, M M, Grassano, N, Crane, P, Lang, F, Hutton, J, Pateman, C, Mawer, A, Farrell, C and Sharp, T (2014) Exploring the interdependencies of research funders in the UK. Project Report. Cancer Research UK.


Hopkins, Michael M (2007) Mainstreaming genetic testing: current issues in the construction of an ‘external regime’ for the UK. SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research.