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Posted by Jennifer Shieh on 08/01/2017 - 13:00
Apologies if you already got this through FEDEVAL, I misspelled scisip…   From: Shieh, Jennifer C. Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 12:58 PM To: FEDEVAL@LISTSERV.GSA.GOV; '' Subject: Toolkits & Experiments in Innovation & Growth Policy   Just learned about the Innovation Growth Lab and thought it might be of interest to people on these lists, as they support evidence... [Read more]  

Posted by Daee, Danielle (NIH/NCI) [E] on 08/01/2017 - 09:44
Please share this evaluation fellow position broadly:   The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) is looking for Fellow with an interest in project management, evaluation, planning, coordination and analysis. The fellowship offers a rich learning experience that will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to work with teams of scientists and public health professionals at NCI, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and institutions around the country. NCI is the primary federal agency responsible for... [Read more]  

Posted by Loet Leydesdorff on 07/29/2017 - 03:23
"Since the MNCS is based on arithmetic averages despite skewed citation distributions, we recommend using PPtop 50% for fair comparisons of entities in economics (e.g. researchers, institutions, or countries)."  Great!Loet Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) ; [Read more]  

Posted by Bornmann, Lutz on 07/28/2017 - 15:28
Dear colleague, You might be interested in this working paper: Title: Normalization of citation impact in economics Abstract: This study is intended to facilitate fair research evaluations in economics. Field- and time-normalization of citation impact is the standard method in bibliometrics. Since citation rates for journal papers differ substantially across publication years and Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) classification codes, citation rates should be normalized for the comparison of papers across different time periods and economic subfields.... [Read more]  

Posted by Fernandez Polcuch, Ernesto on 07/28/2017 - 12:18
Dear colleagues, Please help UNESCO find the perfect candidate for this position in the Science Policy and Partnerships team, by applying and/or sharing this vacancy note through your networks. Deadline is 7 August! Thanks!! Ernesto or use and choose post number SC 408.   Vacancy... [Read more]  

Posted by Jason Rittenberg on 07/28/2017 - 05:25
SSTI's 2017 Annual ConferenceSept. 13-15 | Washington, D.C. | http://ssticonference.orgSSTI’s annual conference engages those involved in the innovation economy in a dynamic exploration of the advances and challenges facing our community. For researchers interested in SciSIP, the conference provides an opportunity to discuss results and potential research questions with science and innovation practitioners - conversations that may lead to new inquiries, datasets and... [Read more]  

Posted by Brooke Struck on 07/27/2017 - 09:10
Hello all,   We at Science-Metrix have recently released our first blog post in a series where we’ll explore (in quite some depth) data mining to inform policy making. Here’s the introductory post:   A new post will go live each week. Here’s our table of contents and roll-out schedule, as we currently envision it: Structure and management of data mining for policy Initial... [Read more]  
Replied by Brooke Struck on 08/02/2017 - 12:03
Hi again folks,   Thanks to everyone who replied regarding our first data mining post last week—the feedback was very positive! The next post went live today, and outlines a technical framework to guide data mining projects in a policy context, from background research about the policy domain in which the project takes place, all the way through to the evaluation of findings and their implementation in the policy context.   Sincerely,   Brooke... [Read more]  

Posted by Chris Liu on 07/27/2017 - 07:55
Dear SciSIP Colleagues, For those of you who will attend the Academy of Management Meeting, I thought this might be of interest. Hope to see you there! Best,  Chris and Waverly   Do you have research interests in the Organization of Science, broadly defined? Whether you have some data in search of a research question, a paper in need of fine-tuning, or just an inclination to learn more about this burgeoning field of research, we invite you to join us at the following PDW.   We will begin with a (a) series of presentations by eminent... [Read more]  

Posted by Loet Leydesdorff on 07/27/2017 - 05:34
Dear colleagues, Since recently, there is a fast save option until 5000 records in WoS. It saves author names, titles, and journal names. I needed a little routine to transform this output in the plain text format of WoS (with tags). You can find it at Best,Loet Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) loet@... [Read more]  

Posted by Paula Fearon on 07/25/2017 - 15:59
Scientific AnalystLexical Intelligence is looking for a Scientific Analyst to work as a contractor at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. The analyst will perform a variety of quantitative and qualitative analysis activities involved in the collection, organization, analysis, preparation, and processing of large volumes of scientific information. Experience conducting data analyses using analytics software is required.  The analyst shall be able to work well within a team of analysts, data scientists, and software developers. Selected applicants will be subject to a pre... [Read more]  
Replied by Katy Borner on 07/25/2017 - 18:05
Do you have a web link with the job info so I can tweet about it?  Happy to share the job info with our IVMOOC.cns.iu students.  #ivmooc k On 7/25/2017 7:59 PM, Paula Fearon wrote: Scientific Analyst Lexical Intelligence is looking for a Scientific Analyst to work as a contractor at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. The analyst will perform a variety of quantitative and qualitative analysis activities involved in the collection, organization, analysis,... [Read more]  

Posted by Tomas Coates Ulrichsen on 07/24/2017 - 09:37
Dear All, Two research positions are available at the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge to work on policy-focused research in the following areas: -        Position 1: Mapping government support for emerging technologies-        Position 2:... [Read more]  

Posted by Mark Zachary Taylor on 07/14/2017 - 14:01
Apologies! I just found out that job position is still pending final approval. I have every reason to believe it will get that approval, but it hasn't been formalized yet. I'll email again when its ready for prime time. Again, apologies for the confusion! -- Mark Zachary Taylor Associate Professor Sam Nunn School of International Affairs Georgia Institute of Technology 781 Marietta Street NW Atlanta, GA 30332-0610 Website:... [Read more]  

Posted by Mark Zachary Taylor on 07/14/2017 - 12:43
Please circulate widely: Faculty Position in International Security (Cybersecurity or Emerging Technologies) at the Georgia Institute of Technology, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track (or tenured) position in International Security at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2018. The Nunn School seeks to hire an individual whose demonstrated scholarly research... [Read more]  
Replied by Lea Shanley on 07/15/2017 - 05:15
Zak,Please let us know when we can share this announcement with the South Big Data Innovation Hub research coordination network. The South Big Data Hub (one of 4 such Hubs sponsored by NSF) is standing up a working group focused on security research challenges and emerging technologies such as big data/social media analytics or networks analysis. Our goal is to foster a research community of practice to share data, tools, and literature.Nitin Argawal, Kathleen Carley, and Huan Liu, co-organizers of 2017 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling &... [Read more]  

Posted by Beynon, Ann (IP&Science) on 07/14/2017 - 15:19
We are pleased to invite you to a workshop co-hosted by Clarivate Analytics and Observatoire des sciences et des technologies (OST):   Achieving Canada’s research goals: Best practices in research evaluation        / Atteindre les objectifs de recherche du Canada: Les meilleures pratiques en évaluation de la recherche                                                                    October 10, 2017                                                                                                           Le 10 octobre 2017... [Read more]  

Posted by jobs on 07/10/2017 - 10:19
Outreach Coordinator Clean Vehicles Program Union of Concerned Scientists Washington, DC Two-Year Temporary Position   The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a leading science-based advocacy organization, seeks a motivated and detail-oriented individual to help plan and implement campaign organizing activities with the Clean Vehicles Program to build a clean, equitable, and accessible transportation future.... [Read more]  

Posted by Hicks, Diana M on 07/07/2017 - 15:51
Register Now for Early Discounts   Registration is now open for theAtlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy. Register now and save money.   The early registration rate is $450 for presenters, posters and session chairs and $550 for other attendees – and is available through August 31.  We’re also offering a... [Read more]