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Alternative data sources for bibliometric analyses: pros and cons, benefits and caveats

The fourth RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 9th December from 12:30 am to 2:00 pm (CET) and will focus on Alternative data sources for bibliometric analyses: pros and cons, benefits and caveats a presentation by Dr. Martijn Visser, (CWTS, University of Leiden). Dr. Alberto Martín-Martín, Universidad de Granada is involved as a discussant.   The study illustrates a large-scale comparison of five multidisciplinary bibliographic data sources: Scopus, Web of Science, Dimensions, Crossref, and Microsoft Academic. Coverage…

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R&D networks: evidence from a spatial econometric perspective

The third RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 11th November from 12:30 am to 2:00 pm (CET) and will focus on R&D networks and their effects on heterogeneous modes of knowledge creation: evidence from a spatial econometric perspective with a presentation of Dr. Martina Neuländtner and  Dr. Thomas Scherngell, AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology).  Dr.Rune Fitjar, University of Stavanger, is involved as a discussant.   The ’beneficial’ effect of  R&D  networks on regional knowledge creation is…

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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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