Inequalities in covid-19 inequalities research: Who had the capacity to respond?

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Inequalities in covid-19 inequalities research: Who had the capacity to respond?

July 2022

Science
Joan Benach, Lucinda Cash-Gibson, Diego F. Rojas-Gualdrón, Álvaro Padilla-Pozo, Juan Fernández-Gracia, Víctor M. Eguíluz and the COVID-SHINE group;

No projeto em que este artigo se baseia, foram analisados os artigos científicos publicados entre janeiro de 2020 e abril de 2021 sobre as desigualdades associadas à Covid-19.

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Call to support research projects on education and society (FP22_2B)

July 2022

The Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation has announced a call to support research projects on education and society in Portugal.

Human resources for research in Portugal and Spain

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Human resources for research in Portugal and Spain

October 2022

Science
Laura Cruz Castro e 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; Cláudia Sarrico, School of Economics and Management, University of Minho and Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies, Portugal;

People who work in research are a pillar of the system. Are the working conditions of this sector favourable in Portugal and Spain or are they forcing a brain drain?

Tools and resources for safeguarding ethics and improving integrity in scientific research

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Tools and resources for safeguarding ethics and improving integrity in scientific research

October 2022

Science

One of the great current challenges in research is process integrity and the reliability of results. What reforms are taking place in this area?

CaixaResearch Institute, a new health and life sciences research and innovation centre

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CaixaResearch Institute, a new health and life sciences research and innovation centre

October 2022

Science

International excellence, strong support for innovation and transfer and bringing science closer to society. CaixaResearch Institute symbolises the commitment of the ”la Caixa” Foundation to supporting biomedical research.

The Patient Innovation platform

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The Patient Innovation platform

October 2022

Science

Successful experiences such as the Patient Innovation Platform confirm that the future of innovation in health involves connecting patients, carers and other agents from the care sector.

The use of public engagement for technological innovation

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The use of public engagement for technological innovation

October 2022

Science

What is society’s opinion regarding the possible impacts of science and technology? Establishing citizen participation mechanisms is necessary to generate confidence and detect points for improvement.

Changes in scientific assessment systems

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Changes in scientific assessment systems

October 2022

Science

How should science be evaluated? Does the possibility exist of using other criteria beyond bibliometric impacts, which value different facets of the social impact of research?

The Challenge-Driven Innovation programme

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The Challenge-Driven Innovation programme

October 2022

Science

Challenge-Driven Innovation is a research funding programme that is pioneering in Europe due to its multidisciplinary, intersectoral and challenge-oriented focus.

Research and Innovation in Portugal and Spain

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Research and Innovation in Portugal and Spain

October 2022

What are the factors that define a country’s research and innovation system? The eleventh Dossier from the Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation analyses the case of Spain and Portugal in international comparison.

Expenditure on R&D by sectors

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Expenditure on R&D by sectors

October 2022

Science

In 2019, the percentage of total public spending assigned to R&D was 0.82% in Portugal and  1.24% in Spain, both below the EU-27 average.

Innovative companies and business cooperation on R&D activities

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Innovative companies and business cooperation on R&D activities

October 2022

Science

In Portugal and Spain, the proportion of innovative companies, and the degree to which these collaborate with other companies and organisations, is below the EU-27 average

PhD qualifications by different branches of knowledge and by sex

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PhD qualifications by different branches of knowledge and by sex

October 2022

Science

While the participation of female PhD holders in Portugal is situated above the EU‑27 average in all fields of knowledge considered, in Spain the participation of female PhD holders is situated below the European average in the fields of art, humanities and social sciences.

Capacity for attracting international talent

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Capacity for attracting international talent

October 2022

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Does Portugal attract more talent than Spain? In 2020, the attraction of international talent was situated above the European average (18.7%) in the case of Portugal (29.1%) and below the average (17.2%) in the case of Spain

Scientists and engineers by sex

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Scientists and engineers by sex

October 2022

Science

Portugal, together with Denmark, is an exception within the framework of the EU-27 and has percentages of women scientists and engineers that slightly exceed the European average.

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