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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]  

Posted by Melissa Varga on 07/07/2017 - 10:01
If you’re considering going to the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in New Orleans this December, I hope you’ll consider submitting an abstract to participate in our session:“Science to Action: Building Novel and Transformative Partnerships Toward Decision-Relevant Science.”  It is geared towards collaborative partnerships, and the decision-relevant, actionable research/science ​that arise from those relationships/interactions. I’d love to see some submissions from subscribers to the... [Read more]  

Posted by Stephen Fiore on 07/06/2017 - 22:55
I just learned of this important development in Open Access.  Knowledge Unlatched is moving into STEM scholarship (see below).  Best, Steve Knowledge Unlatched Announces Expansion into STEM in 2018 Berlin, 4th July 2017 Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is happy to announce its move into the STEM publishing market. From Q1 2018 onwards, KU will accept submissions—both books and journals—in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This will form a new KU Select collection to be offered for pledging in mid-2018. Open Access in STEM... [Read more]  

Posted by Schnell, Joshua (IP&Science) on 07/06/2017 - 16:08
Announcing the Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis   To honor the legacy of Dr. Garfield and to support the scientometrics community that he played a key role in establishing, Clarivate Analytics has established theEugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis.   We are now welcoming applications through July 21, 2017.   Award Details: The award amount is $25k USD, paid in a single installment. In addition to the award, Clarivate Analytics... [Read more]  

Posted by Aida Nciri on 07/06/2017 - 13:49
-- PLEASE DO NOT REPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS LIST -- Greetings All, Science and Public Policy is currently seeking reviewers for the books listed below. Science and Public Science and Public Policy is a leading international journal on public policies for science, technology and innovation. It covers all types of science and technology in both developed and developing countries ( If you... [Read more]  

Posted by Holly Falk-Krzesinski on 07/06/2017 - 12:33
Barbara:   Elsevier’s SciVal solution includes a number of metrics that quantify academic-industry collaboration by way of examining cross-sector publications and citation analysis by sector (academia, industry); change over time can be assessed.  Please feel free to contact me directly at for additional information.   Regards, Holly   “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild... [Read more]  

Posted by Barbara Jasny on 07/06/2017 - 11:57
Hi All:  Can anyone tell me what the best source is for quantitating a changing prevalence in industry-academia collaborations?  Thanks! Barbara Barbara R Jasny, PhD Deputy Editor, Em Science [Read more]  
Replied by Brooke Struck on 07/06/2017 - 12:07
In the US context (and taking co-authorship as the measure of collaboration), the NSF’s Science & Engineering Indicators report, chapter 5, Table 5-27. This should provide what you’re looking for.   Best wishes,   Brooke     Brooke Struck, Ph.D. Policy Analyst | Analyste des... [Read more]  

Posted by Holly Falk-Krzesinski on 07/05/2017 - 20:18
Has anyone come across articles that talk about collaboration and open science?  I’ll compile and share back any/all I receive—thank you!   Best, Holly   “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver                                                                                                                                                                                      Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski, PhD Vice President, Global Strategic Networks Co-chair, Gender Working Group... [Read more]  

Posted by Paula Fearon on 07/03/2017 - 10:55
Lexical Intelligence provides software and services related to processing large-scale biomedical information sources. Our NLP and analytics software is used by policy and decision makers to evaluate and prioritize current and emerging areas of research.We are looking for a short term (2-3 months), off-site biomedical NLP specialist to curate controlled biomedical vocabularies. Please see the attached job description for more details about the position and instructions on how to apply.Best regards,PaulaPaula Fearon, Ph.D.Lexical Intelligence, LLC... [Read more]  

Posted by Stephen Fiore on 07/01/2017 - 17:35
So this is on my Twitter feed as "OK Cupid for Research Collaborations".  It was only a matter of time until scientists started swiping left... Best, Steve Research4Impact While we've long known there is demand for collaboration across spaces, what's been missing is an easy way for potential collaborators to find each other. That’s where research4impact (r4i) comes in. We provide an opportunity for people to express their interest in collaborating and start conversations with others who share their interests. ... [Read more]  

Posted by Rohrbaugh, Mark (NIH/OD) [E] on 06/29/2017 - 14:34
Is anyone aware of literature or papers describing the role of government/universities in the development and private sector commercialization of vaccines?   And the scientific, regulatory and commercial risks associated with that effort?   Thanks, Mark   Mark L. Rohrbaugh, Ph.D., J.D. Special Advisor for Technology Transfer Director, Division of Technology Transfer and Innovation Policy Office of Science Policy Office of the Director National Institutes of Health   [Read more]  
Replied by Deborah Stine on 06/29/2017 - 14:52
Not sure if this is what you’re looking for, but two Obama PCAST reports focused on vaccines.  See the general website as it has more info than just the report including press releases, blogs, etc., and then click on reports. 2009-- H1N1 (my first as Exec Dir of PCAST, so I remember it well!), which also has a follow-up analysis on actions that were taken as a result of the report.  Although this and the 2010... [Read more]