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5# RISIS Policymakers Session: A challenge for policy, heterogeneity calls for differentiated strategies

The 5th RISIS Policymakers Session was organized on the 23rd  of September in an online format (2 pm – 4 pm). RISIS focused on the heterogeneity of European Higher Institutions with a presentation entitled The heterogeneity of European Higher Education Institutions. A configurational approach by Professor Benedetto Lepori USI (Università della Svizzera italiana).   Higher Education Institutions are highly heterogeneous in terms of their profile, governance, and output. This represents a challenge for policies as…

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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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RISIS-ETER at Consortium of Higher Education Researchers conference

RISIS project had a space during the 32th Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER) conference, that took place in Kassel University, August 28-30. With a paper titled “The heterogeneity of European Higher Education Institutions” Benedetto Lepori, professor of Science Communication at Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), discussed on organizational typologies and on Higher Education Institutions (HEI) diversity to construct a conceptual model that is tested on a large sample of European HEIs.   In order…

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ProFile, a key study of PhD careers

Public research, Higher Education and careers are key elements of RISIS datasets. ProFile is one of them and is the only longitudinal study in Europe containing doctoral students from all scientific disciplines and regular information on the conditions of their doctoral training and their careers.   “ProFile, a longitudinal study of German doctoral candidates from all disciplines and their early post-doctoral careers, both in and outside of academia, contains a range of highly relevant output…

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MORE, the broadest empirical study of researcher mobility

Today, studying abroad and gaining international experience during one's educational career has become more accessible due to facilitations and to encouraged freedom of movement. European policy has played a part here, for example via its ongoing drive towards an integrated European Research Area. But this development of 'brain circulation', while more positive than yesteryear's 'brain drain', is not without concerns in the public discourse. To better understand and deepen the issue of Research mobility and…

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