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Scientific research and innovation: RISIS and its Datasets at ESOF2020

Trieste will be the European City of Science from 2nd to 6th of September 2020 to host the biennial pan-European meeting created by EuroScience and dedicated to scientific research and innovation.  More than 150 seminars, workshops, and plenary sessions, 4500 delegates/attendees, participants from more than 80 countries,  500 among  
science communicators and journalists, international exhibitors are expected.  Also, RISIS will be there with a panel planned for the 4th of September in the virtual form from…

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5# RISIS Policymakers Session: A challenge for policy, the heterogeneity of European HEIS calls for differentiated strategies

The 5th RISIS Policymakers Session will take place on the 23rd  of September in an online format (2 pm – 4 pm). RISIS will focus on the heterogeneity of European Higher Institutions with a study conducted by USI (Università della Svizzera italiana).     Higher Education Institutions are highly heterogeneous in terms of their profile, governance, and output. This represents a challenge for policies as well, as some issues will be relevant only for a subset of…

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RISIS TRAINING ON PANEL DATA: CALL FOR APPLICATION OPEN!

The course objective is to introduce the main features of panel data econometric models and present use cases and examples based on the VICO dataset. Topics covered in the course include specification, estimation, and inference in the context of models that take into account unobserved heterogeneity and individual effects (e.g. fixed-effects vs. random-effects models). Call for application for the course on Panel Data Methods and Applications is now open.   Deadline for a request of participation: 15th of October 2020  …

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RISIS TRAINING ON MULTILEVEL MODELS: CALL FOR APPLICATION OPEN!

The course objectives are the introduction of basic concepts and rationales of multilevel analysis, the understanding of the applicability of the method, specifically to datasets in research policy and higher education studies, know and practice on the basic steps for conducting analysis with statistical software, and the developing of competence in interpreting results and driving implications for analysis and policy.   Call for application for the course on Applications of multilevel models to research policy and higher education…

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4# RISIS POLICYMAKERS SESSION: How advanced bibliometrics reveals cancer research dynamics

On Thursday the 9th of July, the 4th RISIS POLICYMAKERS SESSION entitled “Mapping R&D to policy goals and societal challenges” took place online on the GoToMeeting platform with the participation of 40 people among experts, policy analysts, and academics.   The conference began with an Opening of Dr. Alessia Fava, Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth, National Research Council of Italy, mainly focused on RISIS dissemination and communication ongoing activities.   The 4th Policymakers Session focused…

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