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2021-2022 RISIS Research Seminars

15th September 2021 – Refugees access to higher education in Europe. Policy goals, data needs and some empirical results

Presenter: Agata Lambrechts, Institute for Public Communication, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano



06th October 2021 – Institutional VS regional attractiveness: What factors are more important to increase the pool of mobile students in tertiary education? 

Presenter: Mabel Sanchez Barrioluengo, University of Manchester



11th November 2021 – Pathways of Financial Growth in the European Universities 

Presenter: Roxana Baltaru, University of Warwick


Discussant: Iussi Kivistö, Tampere University

For research purposes the presentation isn’t available.

15th December 2021 – Regional knowledge production across Europe: Insights from combined indicators and an innovative regional delineation 

Presenter: Thomas Scherngell, AIT


Discussant: Hugo Hollanders, Maastricht University



12th January 2022 – Academic Employment Patterns in Higher Education: National and Organizational Determinants 


Presenter: Pedro Pineda, University of Bath


Discussant: Jürgen Enders, University of Bath



9th February 2022 – Where innovation meets directionality: Index to measure regional readiness toward Societal Challenges


Presenter: Francesco Cappellano, University of Eastern Finland


Discussant: Gaston Heimeriks, Utrecht University



9th March 2022 – Link prediction in knowledge networks using exogenous and endogenous attributes: a machine learning approach


Presenter: Antonio Zinilli and Giovanni Cerulli, CNR-IRCRES, Rome


Discussant: Mike Thelwall, University of Wolverhampton




6th April 2022 – Innovative means of communicating research findings on Sustainable Development Goals

Presenter: Barbara Lancho Barrantes, University of Leeds


Discussant: Ismael Rafols, University of Leiden


11th May 2022 – The Changing Demographics of the Global Academic Workforce: Aging, Expansion, and Sex Differences in Science Across the OECD Countries, 1990-2020


Presenter: Marek Kwiek, University of Poznan


DiscussantSamin Aref, University of Toronto