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November 21, 2017

+STI Policy Articles Overseas (November 13-17, 2017) collected by CRDS

The catalogue that made metrics, and changed science 
http://www.nature.com/news/the-catalogue-that-made-metrics-and-changed-science-1.22961 
(Nature Magazine)
 
Research and Innovation Futures after Brexit Scenarios 
https://royalsociety.org/~/media/policy/Publications/2017/research-and-innovation-futures-scenarios.PDF (Nature Magazine)



A Real Opportunity for Evidence-Based Policymaking
http://www.governing.com/commentary/col-congressional-legislation-government-evidence-based-policymaking.html 
(Governing the States and Localities)

The bill has been approved as follows:
http://www.bpcaction.org/bpc-action-commends-the-house-of-representatives-for-approving-evidence-based-policymaking-bill/ 
 
The Global Challenges Research Fund: £1.5bn commitment is impressive in its ambition but would benefit from a tighter strategic focus
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/11/13/the-global-challenges-research-fund-1-5bn-commitment-is-impressive-in-its-ambition-but-would-benefit-from-a-tighter-strategic-focus/ 
(LSE Blog)
 
UK government appoints next chief scientific adviser 
https://www.nature.com/news/uk-government-appoints-next-chief-scientific-adviser-1.22956 
(Nature Magazine)

November 14, 2017

+A Brief Overview of Japanese STI Poliy - as of September 2017

A brief overview of Japanese STI Policy as of September 2017 is here.

November 14, 2017

+STI Policy articles overseas (November 6-10, 2017) collected by CRDS

Bipartisan Ryan-Murray bill provides evidence-based policy roadmap for agencies 
https://federalnewsradio.com/technology/2017/11/bipartisan-ryan-murray-bill-provides-evidence-based-policy-roadmap-for-agencies/ (Federal News Radio)
http://docs.house.gov/meetings/GO/GO00/20171102/106588/BILLS-115HR4174ih-FEBP.pdf (Bill HR4174 full text)
(Reference)
https://www.urban.org/urban-wire/congress-taking-another-big-step-strengthen-federal-evidence-based-policymaking (”Congress is taking another big step to strengthen federal evidence-based policymaking”)
 
Comment: Watching the players, not the scoreboard 
https://www.nature.com/articles/551S14a (Nature article)
https://www.nature.com/collections/qqmnjbjjdb (Reference:Nature Index United States)


 
Plans to promote German research excellence come under fire
https://www.nature.com/news/plans-to-promote-german-research-excellence-come-under-fire-1.22921 (Nature article)
 
Bridging the gap between research and policy: recommendations for social science research in low/middle-income countries
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/11/06/bridging-the-gap-between-research-and-policy-recommendations-for-social-science-research-in-lowmiddle-income-countries/ 


 
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research anniversary lectures 
https://mioirblog.wordpress.com/2017/11/07/the-next-generation-in-sti-studies-philippe-laredo/#more-1379  (Next Generation in STI Studies: Philippe Laredo)
https://mioirblog.wordpress.com/2017/11/07/sti-whats-the-point-jakob-edler/   (‘STI: What’s the point?’: Jakob Edler)
https://mioirblog.wordpress.com/2017/11/08/beyond-bread-and-butter-innovation-research-joseph-lampel/ (Beyond bread and butter innovation research: Joseph Lampel)

October 31, 2017

+STI policy articles overseas collected by CRDS (October 23-27, 2017)

Despite uncertainty over EU academics’ future, the brain drain hasn’t begun yet
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/10/19/despite-uncertainty-over-eu-academics-future-the-brain-drain-hasnt-begun-yet/

(related article)
Brexit and European science 
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6361/279 
 
How does science inform UK Parliament? 
http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/policy/reports-publications/policy-guides/ 
www.britishecologicalsociety.org/wp-content/plugins/bm-bes/upload-downloader.php?upload_id=26795  


 
Data science can improve aid distribution (1026)
http://www.nature.com/news/data-science-can-improve-aid-distribution-1.22881 

(related article)
Out of the Syrian crisis, a data revolution takes shape
https://www.nature.com/news/out-of-the-syrian-crisis-a-data-revolution-takes-shape-1.22886 
 
Evidence-Based Intellectual Property Policymaking: An Integrated Review of Methods and Conclusions
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jwip.12069/full (Journal of World Intellectual Property)
 

October 24, 2017

+STI News Overseas collected by CRDS (October 16-20, 2017)

Want to ensure your research influences policy? Advice from a government insider
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/10/12/want-to-ensure-your-research-influences-policy-advice-from-a-government-insider/ 

 

AAAS Statement on U.S. Withdrawal from UNESCO 
https://mcmprodaaas.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/AAAS%20Statement%20on%20U.S.%20Withdrawal%20from%20UNESCO.pdf?pKYgJf0Zb3Hx9Qm9ed5oo6iEbS4f8d.G.&utm_source=64&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=AAAS-(@aaas)&utm_term=gbyehuda&utm_content=AAAS 
(AAAS Statement)
 
There’s no silver bullet for measuring societal impact
http://www.researchresearch.com/news/article/?articleId=1370687 
https://figshare.com/s/e4821363353d0f4c58de
 
Barriers to research collaboration: are social scientists constrained by their desire for autonomy?
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/10/17/barriers-to-research-collaboration-are-social-scientists-constrained-by-their-desire-for-autonomy/ 
 
AAAS 2018 Annual Meeting Program
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/358/6360/243.full.pdf?_ga=2.221242204.536010288.1508118090-2077713040.1452070630 

 

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