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Gender and career progression in academia: European evidence

The 24th RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 15th February from 12.30 to 2.00 pm (CET)  and will focus on a presentation entitled Gender and career progression in academia: European evidence, by Lucio Morettini, IRCrES-CNR Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth of National Research Council of Italy. Academic career progression is highly gender biased in favor of males, especially at the upper end of the job distribution and in fields related to science and technology. However,  literature…

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RISIS Data Science Winter School: 25 selected of more than 150 applications

More than 150 requests of participation reached RISIS Data Science Winter School Secretariat during this very successful edition. Only 25 participants coming from various countries were admitted to join the courses that will be organized for the first time after the pandemic emergency physically in Rome.     Providing the essential tools for a correct application of some popular Network Science, Spatial Models and Machine Learning methods in various STI contexts.This is the main purpose…

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RISIS Methods in Action: Classifying Higher Education Institutions using Latent Class Analysis

RISIS Methods in Action “Classifying Higher Education Institutions using Latent Class Analysis” is organized by USI, Università della Svizzera Italiana and will take place on  8 March, 14 and 20 March 2023 on online platform. The course deals with the conceptual and methodological issues of HEI classification and diversity analysis and introduce Latent Class Analysis as a statistical tool for HEI’s classification. Online course including: On-line lecture presenting Latent Class Analysis (LCA) as a method to group observations and…

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Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year

The project is approaching a precious final year full of achievements and new results that will indicate the path to follow in the future.   RISIS EVENTS involved an increasing number of researchers and experts from and beyond Europe in many occasions: Policymakers’ Sessions, Research Seminars, RISIS Training Courses and School, International conferences.   RISIS Communication Team wish you bright and warm Season’s Holidays, reminding you of our next events you cannot miss when you’ll come back…

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Inside the different dimensions of Higher Education Institutions

The 23rd  RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 18th January from 12.30 to 2.00 pm (CET)  and will focus on a presentation entitled Comparing measures of HEI size. Academic staff vs. scientific talent by Benedetto Lepori, Institute of Communication and Public Policy, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lutz Bornmann, Science Policy and Strategy Department, Max Planck Society,  and Félix de Moya Anegón, CSIC/CCHS/IPP, SCImago Group, Communication and Information Science Faculty, University of Granada. Wolfgang Glänzel, KU Leuven is involved as a discussant.   The study compares two…

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