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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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RISIS-KNOWMAK, an overview of the Policy meeting

On 19th December 2019, the Club of associated research organisations (Clora) of Brussels hosted the second policymakers’ Session of RISIS project. During the session, Benedetto Lepori, from Università della Svizzera Italiana and Thomas Scherngell, from Austrian Institute of Technology, presented The RISIS-KNOWMAK tool as an interface to RISIS integrated data.   Part 1 - RISIS-KNOWMAK: The tool KNOWMAK is an on-line tool to display and download selected indicators on knowledge production in the European Research…

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JoREP 2.0, to analyse transnational cooperation in the European Research Area

Integration between scientific communities within the European Research Area (ERA) is supposed to tackle the societal grand challenges and generate a growing social and economic impact. Research funding schemes like the ‘joint Research and Development (R&D) programmes’ - such as ERA-Net programmes, Joint Programming Initiatives, Joint Technology Initiatives - established through multilateral agreement between research organizations from different countries, are examples of how European integration can be pursued. In order to monitor and analyse the…

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RISIS-JoREP at European sociology Association conference

RISIS has landed in Manchester University, in occasion of the European Sociology Association conference. Antonio Zinilli, post-doctoral researcher at Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth of Italian National Research Council (CNR-IRCRES), presented a paper discussing the contribution and the benefits of using complexity science approaches to the transnational research programmes, such as social network analysis (SNA) and spatial analysis. These approaches are likely to provide important insights into communication and knowledge flows, and to help…

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