On 28 and 29 November 2018, the Austrian EU Council Presidency organised the International conference “Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities for a European Research Agenda – Valuation of SSH in mission-oriented research” in Vienna.
Research, Technology and Innovation policy makers, councils, public and philanthropic funding agencies, research managers, academics and evaluators analysed and discussed the impact of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary research settings to better address European challenges and missions.
Toñi Caro, Head of the International Research Project Office (IRPO), presented DEUSTO Research 6 I’s Model in the parallel session “Organisational Strategies for Institutional Impact”. She also provided an impulse statement during the working group session “Assessment and measurement of SSH research”, where attendees shared good practices and views on tools and methods for better evaluating and measuring SSH research impact.
During the event, DEUSTO circulated the position paper “Universities, Policy Makers and Stakeholders fostering Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) nested systems for Societal Impact” presenting the keys conclusions of the workshop "With the hands in the dough": Paving the way to the societal dimension of research organised in Bilbao on the 13th and 14th September. The paper is the result of the constructive collaboration and shared concerns on the social impact of research wsharedith the international experts present in Bilbao.
For more information about the event, please consult this page.