Workshop on ‘Impact and the Humanities’. 8th June 2015. Queen’s University Belfast.

The workshop on Impact and the Humanities will be hold 8th June 2015 and it will be hosted by the Irish Humanities Alliance and Queen’s University Belfast. The workshop, co-sponsored by the Irish Humanities Alliance and InterTradeIreland, will aim to share case studies in the context of United Kingdom and expand the debate on the [...]

By | June 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments

SIOR participates at the 1st International Conference on Research Evaluation of the Social Sciences and Humanities.

The first International Conference on Research Evaluation of the Social Sciences and Humanities (RESSH) will be held in Rennes (France), between the 4th and 6th of June, 2015. This event, organized by The EvalHum Initiative, will be focused on bringing together a wide range of researchers and stakeholders interested on research assessment and social impact of [...]

By | May 29th, 2015|News|0 Comments

20th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators

The 2015 Science and Technology Indicators Conference, organized under the auspices of the European Network of Indicator Designers, will be hosted by the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano (2nd-4rd September 2015) and will be specifically focused on the role of organizations in the research system. At the confrence, will be presented contributions addressing the [...]

By | May 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

First ORCID-CASRAI Conference in Spain: «Research Evaluation, with an emphasis on emerging practice in the Humanities and Social Sciences»

The coming 18th and 19th of May 2015 the ORCID-CASRAI Conference 2015 will be held at the University of Barcelona under the theme: «Research Evaluation, with an emphasis on emerging practice in the Humanities and Social Sciences». This annual meeting, previously held in cities like Tokyo, Chicago, Oxford and Berlin, will be celebrated for the first time [...]

By | May 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

ORCID meets SSH Workshops at the University of Barcelona

On the 15th of May, the University of Barcelona hosted a workshop entitled Social Sciences and Humanities meet ORCID: towards a fruitful collaboration, attended by more than 70 researchers from over 25 departments and diverse research groups in SSH with a focus on Law, Human Rights, Linguistics, Communication and Media, Education, Demographic studies, from 7 [...]

By | May 19th, 2014|News|0 Comments

What are the main contributions of IMPACT-EV? Researchers’ point of view.

During the IMPACT-EV kick off meeting held last February, in Barcelona, the researchers had the opportunity to express their views on the IMPACT-EV project. These video include a brief presentation of each partner and their expertise in the field of assessment and evaluation techniques. Finally, the researchers discuss the contribution of the project in the [...]

By | April 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

IMPACT-EV kick off meeting held past February 7 in Barcelona

  In February 7, IMPACT-EV consortium got together for the kick off meeting of the project. The working session was held in the Faculty of Economy and Business from the University of Barcelona, attended by the eight partner institutions participating in the project. The meeting began with the participation of representatives from the Governments of [...]

By | February 19th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Evaluating the impact and outcomes of European SSH research

When EC recommendations aimed at informing Member States (MS) policies are based on scientific evidences, research outcomes are translated into policy.  Similar effect is found when the Ms or regional government policies and NGOs led actions are grounded on scientific research. The problem arises when these policies neither lead to improvements on citizens’ lives (i.e. reducing [...]

By | December 31st, 2013|News|0 Comments