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Stefan de Jong

Call for trainees for training school on national bibliographic databases and their uses for evaluating and understanding research

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From October 21-25 Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań will host ENRESSH’s 3rd training school. The training school focuses on national bibliographic databases and their uses for evaluating and understanding research. The call for trainees is published today and can be found here. The call text is available for download as well.

Old town of Poznań

Elea Giménez Toledo presents two ENRESSH projects during the Annual Meeting of Association of American University Presses

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The Association of American University Presses holds its annual meeting from June 11-13. Elea Giménez Toledo will present two ENRESSH projects on open access books on the second day of the meeting. She will talk about bibliodiversity, or publishing diversity, in the Ibero-American context and present the Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism of which ENRESSH is a co-founder.

LSE Blogpost on Impact and Early Career Investigators by Corina Balaban and Paul Benneworth

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The LSE Impact Blog published ‘To unlock ECR Impact, create stable career identities’, blogpost by ENRESSH members Corina Balaban and Paul Benneworth. They highlight key structural barriers that limit the impact of Early Career Investigator research and argue for the need to introduce an ethos and long term vision to deliver impact in higher education organisations.

Belgian ENRESSH Day Major Success!

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On 30 April Belgian ENRESSH members organised a national ENRESSH day to exchange knowledge on evaluation and impact of the social sciences and humanities with stakeholders. ENRESSH collaborated with the University of Saint Louis-Bruxelles, the University of Antwerp, the Ministry of Wallonia-Brussels Federation and in delivering this day.

The day was a huge succes. About 60 participants from a variety of professional backgrounds participated – policy makers, research evaluators, academic researchers and representatives of funding agencies, the rectors’ conference as well as the European University Association and the Young European Research Universities. Many of them expressed their positive opinion about the day. The programme and presentations give an impression of the Belgian ENRESSH day can be found here.

ENRESSH Co-founds Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication

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ENRESSH is one of the founding signatories of the Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication. Policy-makers, leaders, universities, research institutions, research funders, libraries, and researchers are invited to sign the Helsinki Initiative to promote multilingualism in scholarly communication.

ENRESSH supports the Helsinki Initiative with its statement ‘Balanced Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication’, which is available in multiple languages over here.

Michael Ochsner and Corina Balaban present the work of ENRESSH during Knowscience workshop

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Michael Ochsner and Corina Balaban were invited to present the work of ENRESSH during a workshop of the international Knowscience project. Knowscience ‘focuses on understanding the interplay between policy instruments intended to govern higher education and research and the informal rules and processes that have developed for ensuring the quality of the knowledge they produce’.  Michael delivered his keynote speech ‘National Research Evaluation Systems, Research Quality and the SSH’. Corina gave a presentation on motivations of early career SSH researchers to engage in ‘impactful’ research.

Ten members receive ENRESSH Fellow Status

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During the 4th Management Committee Meeting in Podgorica (8th March, 2019), ten members received the ENRESSH Fellow Status for their substantive contribution to the progress of activities within the network.

These ENRESSH Fellows are:

  • Marta Wróblewska
  • Karolina Lendák-Kabók
  • Rita Faria
  • Agnė Girkontaitė
  • Reetta Muhonen
  • Jorge Mañana-Rodríguez
  • Dragan Ivanović
  • Linda Sīle
  • Marc Vanholsbeeck
  • Antun Plenković

More information about the status of ENRESSH fellow can be found here.