CONTACT
This project is funded by the European Union under Horizon2020 Research and Innovation Programme Grant Agreement n°824091
European Union

Blog

Latest news

Innovative means of communicating research findings on Sustainable Development Goals

March 21, 2022
The 17th  RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 6th April from 12.30 to 2.00 pm (CET)  and will focus on a presentation entitled Innovative means of communicating research findings on Sustainable Development Goals, by Barbara Lancho Barrantes, University of Leeds. Ismael Rafols, University of Leiden is involved as discussant.     The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set in 2015 by the international community as part of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through which countries of the world…

Read more

Machine learning to predict the partnership among universities

February 18, 2022
The 16th  RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 9th March from 12.30 to 2.00 pm (CET)  and will focus on a presentation entitled Link prediction in knowledge networks using exogenous and endogenous attributes: a machine learning approach, by Antonio Zinilli e Giovanni Cerulli, CNR-IRCrES.  Mike Thelwall, University of Wolverhampton  is involved as discussant.   The researchers propose a supervised machine learning approach to predict partnership formation between universities. The focus is  on successful joint R&D projects funded by Horizon 2020 programme…

Read more

Online Workshop on ESID, European Social Innovation Database

January 30, 2022
Are you interested in knowing more about  ESID, the European Social Innovation Database? You shouldn't miss the opportunity to participate to the online Workshop organized by the University of Strathclyde on 14 February from 11 to 14 (CET).   ESID is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information on social innovation projects in Europe and beyond. Initially developed as part of the EU Funded KNOWMAK project, ESID is now being developed as part of the…

Read more

#2 RISIS METHODS IN ACTIONS: Matching techniques for treatment effect analysis

The #2 RISIS Methods in Action course Matching techniques for treatment effect analysis is organized by POLIMI and will take place on online platform on 15 March, 22 March and 24 March 2022.   The course deals with the problem of selection bias when estimating causal effects in applied research and presents the most used matching techniques on company level data. Topics covered include Propensity Score Matching, Coarsened Exact Matching, and Methods for assessing the balance after…

Read more

Societal challenges, a journey into Italian regional heterogeneity

January 21, 2022
The 15th  RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 9th February from 12.30 to 2.00 pm (CET)  and will focus on a presentation entitled Where innovation meets directionality: Index to measure regional readiness toward Societal Challenges of Francesco Cappellano, University of Eastern Finland. Gaston Heimeriks, Utrecht University, is involved as discussant.   The paper proposes a composite index to assess REgional Societal Challenges-Oriented REadiness (RE-SCORE). An exploratory application is conducted to examine and compare Italian regions facing four selected societal challenges (SC)s: bioeconomy,…

Read more