The Danish Centre for Studies in Research 

and Research Policy

The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy is an interdisciplinary centre at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University. 

The Centre’s research focuses on research policy, innovation policy and university policy, and contributes to both the theoretical and empirical developments within the field. The Centre is characterized by its interdisciplinary profile, which combines both various research disciplines in the social sciences and humanities and a wide variety of research methods. 

The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy also aims to contribute to broader knowledge sharing and competence building related to research policy, innovation policy and university policy. In relation to this the Centre provides research based advice to public authorities and performs assessments, analyses and impact studies. The Centre's work thus aims to strengthen the basis for qualified decision-making in research policy, innovation policy and university policy. 

The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy contributes to education and talent development in its field of research, including PhD education.

 

 

News

30.08.2019 | Bevillinger

The EU finances new project on responsible research and innovation

A new research project funded by the EU aims at promoting Responsible Research and Innovation and open science practices in research institutions within biosciences. The goal is to involve various stakeholders in society in the research so that research and future technologies are in accordance with the values and needs of society.

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12.08.2019 | Forskningsnyhed

Female researchers are cited just as much as their male colleagues

Several studies have concluded that male researchers are cited more than their female counterparts. However, researchers from the Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy have dug deeper and conclude that there is no meaningful difference between the genders. According to the researchers behind the study, this conclusion should be noted by the management of research institutions.

22.02.2019 | Bevillinger

New Research Project: Villum Experiment

CFA has been awarded a grant from the Villum Foundation to study the effects of a relatively new and novel grant form, Villum Experiment, that seeks to promote unorthodox and innovative research projects.

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