Topic 2.2b: Developing a synthetic mapping of discourses on stimuli, barriers and hurdles of SSH impact generation (WP2)

By 5 June 2017
Researcher: Agnė Girkontaitė
Researcher`s institution: Vilnius university (Vilnius, Lithuania)
Host institution: University of Tampere, Research Center for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation (TaSTI)
Period of stsm: 17/08/2017 - 23/09/2017
Funds approved: 2150 euros
Reports:

Host institution: University of Tampere, Research Center for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation (TaSTI)

Objectives: Closely with the WG2 co-ordinators a grantee is expected to produce evidence base for the policy development work supporting the main objective of WG2 in developing policy recommendations for improving the relevance and societal impact from Social Sciences and Humanities research. The work consists of analysing the ca. 65 questionnaires on impact generation from 17 European countries. A candidate produces a synthetic mapping of discourses on stimuli, barriers and hurdles of SSH impact generation and ensures its cognateness with earlier research.

Results: One or more publications co-authored by Paul Benneworth, Julia Olmos Peñuela and Reetta Muhonen.

Special criteria for this STSM: preferably the applicant has to be familiar with science, research and innovation (policy) studies or has experience in generating impact.

Practical details:

Working group: WG2 (Societal impact and Relevance of the SSH)

Duration: between two weeks and two months

Location: University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland

Contact: Reetta Muhonen (reetta.muhonen@uta.fi)