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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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Refugees access to higher education in Europe

How monitor the access to higher education of refugee’s communities in Europe?  The increasing educational need of young students is somehow registered at university level?     The 10th  RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 15th September from 12.30 to 2 pm (CET)  and will focus on Refugees access to higher education in Europe - Policy goals, data needs and some empirical results with a presentation of Agata Lambrechts, Institute for Public Communication, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano. Frans…

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Large firms’ inventions call for strategic innovation policies

Which are the principal actors of innovation worldwide? Where are concentrated the inventive activities and why? The 6th RISIS Policymakers Session took place on the 3rd December in an online format (2 pm – 4 pm) with a presentation of Patricia Laurens, Antoine Schoen and Philippe Larédo (LISIS, Université Gustave Eiffel), entitled International patents: the role of world largest firms in building competitive metropolitan areas, aiming to explore the universe of international patents and the role of multinational firms in shaping the dynamics of knowledge,…

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