Social Research Call 2022 (SRC 2022)

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Social Research Call 2022 (SRC 2022)

November 2021

The Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” Foundation launches an open and competitive call to fund excellent, innovative and socially-oriented research projects.

How have covid-19 prevention measures affected professionals working at nursing homes?

Article

How have covid-19 prevention measures affected professionals working at nursing homes?

November 2021

Social inclusion
Catarina Santos-Marques, ciTechCare, Polytechnic of Leiria; Catarina Mangas, CICS-NOVA.PLeiria – iACT, CI&DEI, ESECS, Polytechnic of Leiria; Tânia Marques, CARME, ESTG, Polytechnic of Leiria; Ana Paula Gil, CICS-NOVA, NOVA-FCSH; Nelson Campos Ramalho, BRU-ISCTE; Sónia Gonçalves Pereira, ciTechCare, Polytechnic of Leiria;

The impact of covid-19 on older people in nursing homes has been thoroughly researched, but less is known about the impact on health professionals.

The health and well-being of Portuguese citizens: impacts of covid-19

Article

The health and well-being of Portuguese citizens: impacts of covid-19

January 2022

Social inclusion
Lara N. Ferreira, Universidade do Algarve, Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-Being (CinTurs), Centre for Health Studies and Research of the University of Coimbra (CEISUC)/ Centre for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology (CIBB); Luís N. Pereira, Universidade do Algarve, Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-Being (CinTurs), Centre for Health Studies and Research of the University of Coimbra (CEISUC)/ Centre for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology (CIBB); Pedro L. Ferreira, Universidade de Coimbra, Centre for Health Studies and Research of the University of Coimbra (CEISUC)/ Centre for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology (CIBB);

This study provided data on the impact of covid-19 on the health and well-being of Portuguese respondents. Results show that they reported their health to be worse than before the pandemic and that access to healthcare was greatly affected, with surgeries or medical appointments cancelled or postponed.

Portugal, Social Balance Sheet 2021 - A portrait of the country and of the pandemic

Article

Portugal, Social Balance Sheet 2021 - A portrait of the country and of the pandemic

March 2022

Social inclusion
Bruno P. Carvalho, Universidade Carlos III de Madrid, Departamento de Economia, e ECARES (ULB); Mariana Esteves, Nova School of Business and Economics; Susana Peralta, Nova School of Business and Economics;

“Portugal, Social Balance Sheet” is an annual report that analyses poverty and social exclusion in Portugal.

Call to support research projects on the social reality of young people (FP22_1B)

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Call to support research projects on the social reality of young people (FP22_1B)

April 2022

The Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation has announced a call to support research projects on the social reality of young people in Portugal, using quantitative survey data in social sciences.

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

Article

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.

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

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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

Article

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?

Research and Innovation in Portugal and Spain

Dossier

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.

Scientists and engineers by sex

Infodata

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.

PhD qualifications by different branches of knowledge and by sex

Infodata

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.

Innovative companies and business cooperation on R&D activities

Infodata

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

Expenditure on R&D by sectors

Infodata

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.

Patent applications submitted to the European Patents Office

Infodata

Patent applications submitted to the European Patents Office

October 2022

Science

Despite growth in the last 10 years, the relative position of Portugal and Spain, with regard to patent applications, is a long way behind that of countries that are leaders in innovation.

Capacity for attracting international talent

Infodata

Capacity for attracting international talent

October 2022

Science

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

Women researchers by sectors

Infodata

Women researchers by sectors

October 2022

Science

Portugal and Spain are situated above the European average in percentage of women researchers in all sectors considered, although the lowest participation corresponds to the business sector and the highest, to the governmental sector.

Digital Economy and Society Index

Infodata

Digital Economy and Society Index

October 2022

Spain stands at the head of the countries of the EU-27 in the global computation of digital society indicators (connectivity, Internet use, etc). Portugal, however, is situated at the tail end.

Authorship of scientific publications, by sex

Infodata

Authorship of scientific publications, by sex

October 2022

Science

Who publishes most: men or women? The percentage of women who publish in the STEM areas in Portugal and Spain is higher than the European average, which reflects how the proportion of women researchers in the academic sector exceeds, in turn, the European average.

Women inventors

Infodata

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

Infodata

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.

Direct (grants) and indirect (tax incentives) goverment support for business R&D

Infodata

Direct (grants) and indirect (tax incentives) goverment support for business R&D

October 2022

Science

The model of governmental support for business R&D differs between Portugal and Spain, with a predominance of indirect support in Portugal`s case and direct support in that of Spain

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.

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

Best Practices

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

Best Practices

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

Best Practices

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.

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