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Embrapa Social impact report 2020

Embrapa released its 2020 Social Report. Its content offers key input and result statistics. Such metrics allow an estimation of the social impact of Embrapa’s research and extension. Impacts such as the number of jobs generated and the return on investment. The 2020 social reporting is based on Embrapa’s impact assessment model. A model that […]

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The renewed science and technology policy of the U.S.A.

On assuming the presidency of the United States on the 21st of January 2021, one of President Joe Biden’s first moves was to appoint Eric Lander as the new Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and as Science Advisor to the President. This title, for the first time in American history, was […]

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Brazilian Universities under the microscope

Dados do Leiden Ranking 2019 ajudam a mostrar quais são os centros de excelência em pesquisa no Brasil, mas também deixam claro que avaliar a produção científica não é tarefa simples

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To fix research assessment, swap slogans for definitions

This recomended article proposes a new way of looking into consolidated vocabulary, and shed light to the subject on how the higher education institutions deals with the value of publication.