Women inventors

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Women inventors

October 2022

Science

Who invents most: men or women?  The proportion in Portugal is one out of every four and in Spain, one out of every fiver. Do they exceed the European average?

Eco-Innovation Index

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Eco-Innovation Index

October 2022

Science

Portugal is in an intermediate situation in relation to the leading countries in environmental innovation, whereas Spain is among the leading countries.

The role of science and technology in the configuration of Portugal and Spain over the last five centuries

Review

The role of science and technology in the configuration of Portugal and Spain over the last five centuries

October 2022

Science
Leoncio López-Ocón, CSIC Institute of History (IH-CSIC); Tiago Brandão, (NOVA FCSH);

How has science developed in Portugal and Spain and how has it influenced the construction of the Iberian nations?  The two books reviewed here analyse the subject.

Science-business links in Portugal and Spain: untapped potential for innovation?

Article

Science-business links in Portugal and Spain: untapped potential for innovation?

October 2022

Science
Manuel M. Godinho, ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon; José Guimón, Faculty of Economics and Business Studies, Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM); Catalina Martínez, Institute of Public Goods and Policies, Spanish National Research Council (IPP-CSIC); Joana Mendonça, IN+ Centre for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, IST, University of Lisbon;

In Portugal and Spain, only 6% of PhD holders work in the business sector. There is a broad margin for improvement in the relationship between science and business.

Evolution of science and technology in Portugal and Spain

Article

Evolution of science and technology in Portugal and Spain

October 2022

Science
Luis Sanz Menéndez, CSIC Institute of Public Goods and Policies, Madrid, Spain; Tiago Santos Pereira, Centre for Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra, Portugal;

Research and innovation in Portugal and Spain have developed along parallel paths, albeit with some distinctive features. 

“Research can’t be simply turned on and off like a tap; it requires investment in the long term”

Interview

“Research can’t be simply turned on and off like a tap; it requires investment in the long term”

October 2022

Science

Andrew W. Wyckoff, the OECD’s current director of Science, Technology and Innovation, reviews the major challenges posed by the digital transformation in the economic, social and educational sphere. 

Health safety knowledge in Portugal and Spain

Article

Health safety knowledge in Portugal and Spain

October 2022

Science
David L. Rodrigues; A. Catarina Carvalho; Diniz Lopes; Margarida V. Garrido; Richard O. de Visser; Rhonda N. Balzarini; Marília Prada;

This article examines how being motivated by disease prevention (“safety”) or pleasure promotion (“pleasure”) shapes the way people construe sexual health and pursue their sexual goals.

Information session: Social Research Call 2023

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Information session: Social Research Call 2023

November 2022

Wednesday, 30th November at 10.30 a.m. (CET).
It will include a presentation of the call and a question and answer session.
In order to attend the online session, you must sign up via this link.

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