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RISIS RESEARCH SEMINARS to promote communication among scholars

A series of RISIS Research Seminars are planned on a monthly base, from September 2020 to May 2021 to foster the exchange of ideas within and outside the RISIS community. During the meetings, scholars or practitioners can present and discuss their ongoing research. To improve the effectiveness of the seminars, a discussant from the scientific community is involved. The first organized on 9th September by USI (Università della Svizzera Italiana) will focus on Business Model and Value…

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4# RISIS Policymakers Session: Mapping R&D to policy goals and societal challenges

The 4th RISIS Policymakers Session will take place on the 9th of July in an online format (2 pm – 4 pm). RISIS will focus on the added value of advanced bibliometric analyses in the context of science policy, beyond its conventional uses in research evaluation with a presentation of Ed Noyons, Alfredo Yegros Yegros, and Ismael Rafols, (CWTS Centre for Science and Technology Studies Leiden University). The team took into consideration the example of cancer research to illustrate the…

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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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European fast growing mid-sized firms: a policy meeting by RISIS project

On 24 October 2019, the Club of associated research organisations (Clora) of Brussels will host the first RISIS Policymakers' Session. The European Research Infrastructure for Science, technology and Innovation policy Studies (RISIS) will focus on European mid-size firms, with a half-day presentation and discussion around evidence from RISIS Cheetah data. Massimiliano Guerini, representative of Politecnico di Milano (Polimi) in RISIS project and Cheetah access manager and Roberto Camerani, Research Fellow at Science Policy Research Unit…

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CWTS, core dataset on publications

Publications, daily bread of researchers. To study, consult, or share information, publication databases are populated every single day. And what about RISIS core dataset on publications? “The dataset is called CWTS publications, and previously it was referred to as Leiden Ranking dataset. Initially it was introduced in RISIS as a dataset with key bibliometric statistics for the most prominent universities. Later on, this (aggregate) dataset was rather an entry to the detailed info at publication…

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