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Evaluation of Science and Innovation Policies - professional development course

Date: 21/05/2018 - 25/05/2018

The demand for evaluation in science and innovation policy continues to grow alongside the demands on STI policy to deliver a broad range of economic and societal goals against financial constraints. Thus, evaluations are increasingly understood as an essential learning tool. 

The course consists of a set of interactive lectures and group project work.

Who is it for?
• Policymakers, analysts, programme sponsors and managers
• Practitioners in research and research funding organisations
• Professional evaluators and innovation researchers

Key topics
Possible topics include (programme is subject to change):
• Theory and concepts of evaluation designs and frameworks
• Basic evaluation tools and approaches
• Additionality of science and innovation policy
• Indicators, bibliometrics and altmetrics
• Use and usefulness of evaluations
• Evaluation of university research and research organisations
• Evaluation and contribution analysis of social impact of research
• Evaluation of economic impacts
• Evaluation of research organisations
• Peer review and panel evaluations
• Evaluation of new policies, such as challenge driven and demand based innovation policy

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