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RISIS Research Seminar on How universities react to funding policies: The effects at performance level

Presenter: Giovanni Cerulli, CNR- IRCrES (Research Institute of Sustainable Economic Growth) Discussant: Ben Jongbloed, University of Twente Presentation: How universities react to funding policies: The effects at performance level Video of the Seminar (presentation, discussion) Abstract The article investigates how European universities (EU27+UK) respond to different types of incentives, namely, funding derived from: a) core government allocation, b) external sources (i.e., third-party funding), and c) students’ tuition fees. The general research question is: how does…

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RISIS-KNOWMAK tool: a good practice of impact on knowledge production

What are the relevant topical areas addressed by researchers concerning global challenges? A study recently published on Zenodo indagates on one-hand topics related to sustainability defined by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and on the other hand topics related to the Societal Challenges (SDGs) and to Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) defined by the European Commission.     The investigation of the knowledge production in the European Research Area with a particular focus on SDGs and KETs…

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5# RISIS Policymakers Session: A challenge for policy, heterogeneity calls for differentiated strategies

The 5th RISIS Policymakers Session was organized on the 23rd  of September in an online format (2 pm – 4 pm). RISIS focused on the heterogeneity of European Higher Institutions with a presentation entitled The heterogeneity of European Higher Education Institutions. A configurational approach by Professor Benedetto Lepori 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…

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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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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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