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Early evidence of Brexit’s impact on UK HEI participation in H2020

While debates on the accessibility of the United Kingdom (UK) and non-EU countries to Horizon Europe are still ongoing, a research conducted by Marco Cavallaro and Benedetto Lepori (USI, Università della Svizzera Italiana) entitled Institutional barriers to participation in EU Framework Programs.  Contrasting the Swiss and UK cases estimates the effects of access restrictions and uncertainty on the participation of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in H2020. In the paper which is going to be published…

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Universities and funding policies, exploring their different strategies

The second RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 7th October from 12:30 am to 2:00 pm (CET) and will focus on How universities react to funding policies with a presentation  of Dr Giovanni Cerulli, CNR- IRCrES (Research Institute of Suistainable Economic Growth). Dr Ben Jongbloed, University of Twente, is involved as discussant.     The article investigates how European universities (EU27+UK) respond to different types of incentives, namely, funding derived from: a) core government allocation, b) external…

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3# RISIS Policymakers Session: Excellence in Research and Innovation, the academic world and its funding systems

On Friday 29th of May, the 3° RISIS POLICYMAKERS SESSION entitled “A comparison of US and European Universities: the strong relationship between revenues and excellence” took place in an online format because of the Covid-19 emergency.   The conference focused on the results of a recent study published on PlosOne, and titled Scientific output scales with resources. A comparison of US and European Universities , conducted by Università della Svizzera italiana in collaboration with the University…

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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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