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Policymakers’ Session on CHEETAH

Presentation by Massimiliano GUERINI from Politecnico di Milano (IT) Roberto CAMERANI from University of Sussex (UK)   Programme           Policy brief | Issue #1    14.00 14.30 General introduction of RISIS project and Cheetah dataset   14.30 15.15 Main results from Cheetah dataset   15.15 15.45 Break   15.45 16.15 Fast growing mid-sized firms in EU regions   16.15 17.00 Future of RISIS and Cheetah and open discussions

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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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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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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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