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RISIS Research Seminar on Business Model and Value Creation in Higher Education

On 9th September 2020, organized by USI (Università della Svizzera Italiana).   Presenter: Barbara Antonioli Mantegazzini, Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) Discussant: prof. Hugo Horta, University of Hong Kong Presentation: Business model and Value Creation in Higher Education (B. Lepori, B. Antonioli Mantegazzini) Video of the Seminar Abstract The paper aims to contribute the debate on competition in the Higher education sector through the concept of the business model applied to HEIs. By considering how value is generated…

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Students mobility in higher education: the crucial factors

What are the most crucial factors that determine the mobility of students? The 11th  RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 6th October from 12.30 to 2 pm (CET)  and will focus on a presentation entitled Institutional VS regional attractiveness: What factors are more important to increase the pool of mobile students in tertiary education?  of Mabel Sánchez Barrioluengo, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) - Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester. Mattia Cattaneo, Università degli…

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Early evidence of Brexit’s impact on UK HEI participation in H2020

While debates on the accessibility of the United Kingdom (UK) and non-EU countries to Horizon Europe are still ongoing, a research conducted by Marco Cavallaro and Benedetto Lepori (USI, Università della Svizzera Italiana) entitled Institutional barriers to participation in EU Framework Programs.  Contrasting the Swiss and UK cases estimates the effects of access restrictions and uncertainty on the participation of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in H2020. In the paper which is going to be published…

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Universities and funding policies, exploring their different strategies

The second RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 7th October from 12:30 am to 2:00 pm (CET) and will focus on How universities react to funding policies with a presentation  of Dr Giovanni Cerulli, CNR- IRCrES (Research Institute of Suistainable Economic Growth). Dr Ben Jongbloed, University of Twente, is involved as discussant.     The article investigates how European universities (EU27+UK) respond to different types of incentives, namely, funding derived from: a) core government allocation, b) external…

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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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