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3# RISIS Policymakers Session: behind the excellence of US and EU universities

The 3rd RISIS Policymakers Session will take place on the 29th of May in an online format (2 pm - 4 pm)  due to the Covid-19 emergency. RISIS will focus on European and US scientific production, with a presentation of Benedetto Lepori, of Università della Svizzera italiana (USI).   A recent study titled “Scientific output scales with resources. A comparison of US and European universities” and published on PlosOne, is focused on the association between university incomes and international…

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RISIS community never stops in building the future of the Research Infrastructure

  Within a few months, our lives have been transformed because of Covid-19 emergency. International events and workshops have been postponed or transformed, everyone around the world is moving to different and virtual ways to work and meet.   It's a particular season, nevertheless, the RISIS Community never stopped to react and build the future of Research Infrastructure for Science and Innovation Policy Studies. Community's work is going on and we’re organizing the next RISIS Events you…

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RISIS DATASETS TUTORIALS: RISIS PATENT

RISIS PATENT Tutorial is online on Zenodo community space.   The RISIS Patent database derives from the EPO PATSTAT, a database provided by the European Patent Office and considered as a reference in the field of patent intelligence and statistics. It contains bibliographical patent data from leading industrialised and developing countries.   Building on competencies accumulated over the years and mobilizing dedicated resources, IFRIS UPEM, as a research center specialized in quantitative STI,  has incorporated…

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RISIS Methodological Course on Panel Data POSTPONED

The RISIS Methodological course on PANEL DATA METHODS AND APPLICATIONS, organized by Politecnico di Milano has been postponed. We plan to offer the course within the summer and exact dates will be communicated as soon as possible.   During the weekend different cases of the coronavirus infection 19nCoV emerged in the Lombardy region. On February 23rd, 2020, the Italian Government has issued new measures to contain the contagion, limiting the movement of the population and suspending lessons and exams in…

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STI2020, Aarhus. Call for papers and posters on “Science policy, performance & integrity”

The STI/ENID 2020 conference will be held 2-4 September 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark, and synergies with the RISIS project continue, that even this year will be sponsor of the event.   This edition will have a special focus on the interaction between the construction and use of Science, Technology and Innovation indicators in science policy and performance evaluations, and the potential effects they have on research integrity. The conference will have a mix of traditional…

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