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RISIS DATASETS TUTORIALS: RISIS PATENT

RISIS PATENT Tutorial is online on Zenodo community space.   The RISIS Patent database derives from the EPO PATSTAT, a database provided by the European Patent Office and considered as a reference in the field of patent intelligence and statistics. It contains bibliographical patent data from leading industrialised and developing countries.   Building on competencies accumulated over the years and mobilizing dedicated resources, IFRIS UPEM, as a research center specialized in quantitative STI,  has incorporated…

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STI2020, Aarhus. Call for papers and posters on “Science policy, performance & integrity”

The STI/ENID 2020 conference will be held 2-4 September 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark, and synergies with the RISIS project continue, that even this year will be sponsor of the event.   This edition will have a special focus on the interaction between the construction and use of Science, Technology and Innovation indicators in science policy and performance evaluations, and the potential effects they have on research integrity. The conference will have a mix of traditional…

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European fast growing mid-sized firms: a policy meeting by RISIS project

On 24 October 2019, the Club of associated research organisations (Clora) of Brussels will host the first RISIS Policymakers' Session. The European Research Infrastructure for Science, technology and Innovation policy Studies (RISIS) will focus on European mid-size firms, with a half-day presentation and discussion around evidence from RISIS Cheetah data. Massimiliano Guerini, representative of Politecnico di Milano (Polimi) in RISIS project and Cheetah access manager and Roberto Camerani, Research Fellow at Science Policy Research Unit…

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US vs European universities, behind rankings

All of us, at least once in life, we have heard about “best universities”, both in Europe, and around the world. Yet, define excellence is not a simple job. Researchers of USI (Università della Svizzera italiana) in collaboration with University of Turin, have shown a strong relationship between university revenues and their volume of publications and citations, sweeping away some conceptions on university rankings. The study is now accepted for publication on PlosOne. To help…

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CWTS, core dataset on publications

Publications, daily bread of researchers. To study, consult, or share information, publication databases are populated every single day. And what about RISIS core dataset on publications? “The dataset is called CWTS publications, and previously it was referred to as Leiden Ranking dataset. Initially it was introduced in RISIS as a dataset with key bibliometric statistics for the most prominent universities. Later on, this (aggregate) dataset was rather an entry to the detailed info at publication…

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