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MORE, the broadest empirical study of researcher mobility

July 24, 2019
Today, studying abroad and gaining international experience during one's educational career has become more accessible due to facilitations and to encouraged freedom of movement. European policy has played a part here, for example via its ongoing drive towards an integrated European Research Area. But this development of 'brain circulation', while more positive than yesteryear's 'brain drain', is not without concerns in the public discourse. To better understand and deepen the issue of Research mobility and…

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Start-up&venture capital: a strong relationship analysed by VICO data

July 22, 2019
In recent decades, venture capital has become increasingly important for start-up financing around the World. VICO, a RISIS core dataset, can help who wants to get information about the determinants of venture capital activity in Europe and its role in supporting the growth of start-ups. Its full documentation is now online on Zenodo space dedicated to RISIS project.   “There is a lot of research in venture capital showing that start-ups financed by venture capital…

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POLICY MEETING: A FOCUS ON RISIS KEY RESULTS

June 21, 2019
They are a kind of awareness rising events specially organized to involve policy makers on specific issues, also adopting a new approach to aggregated data circulation, in particular towards policy analysts and policymakers. These events are also devoted to shape other communications tools with a learning attitude: what is the novelty and what type of use is expected (learning from the audience and observing how they understand what we do).   RISIS Policy meetings will take in…

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WORKSHOP ON LATENT CLASS ANALYSIS

The Workshop aimed at providing a more systematic introduction to this class of methods, some examples and to discuss with participants opportunities for the usage in different areas related to RISIS (like firms, individual-level bibliometric). The event was held on 17 May, 2019 at Politecnico of Milan in Bovisa.   After an introduction to to Latent Class Modelling, Barbara Antonioli and Benedetto Lepori have explored its applications in Research Policy and Higher Education. Finally, there…

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RISIS at ISSI, 17th International conference on Scientometrics & Infometrics

June 19, 2019
RISIS will present a poster on September 3 and 4, in occasion of ISSI Conference, the 17th International conference on Scientometrics & Infometrics. The Conference, hosted by Sapienza University of Rome, will provide an international forum for scientists, research managers and administrators, as well as information and communication related professionals to share research and debate the advancements of informetric and scientometric theory and applications. In this context, RISIS would like to contribute on the theme of the…

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