Date: 16 Dec at 9:30 am CET
Workshop: Why connecting our research question and design can help us make good research


Description: The objective of the workshop is to make visible the necessary connection between our research questions and the research designs we use. We will first look into strategies that can help us to refine our research question. Then, we will explore the fit between the question and the method/s we propose to use. It is an interactive workshop that aims to provide applicable insights into the participants’ research projects.

Ferran Giones is researcher in technology entrepreneurship and innovation, science commercialization, and technology innovation management and Deputy Director of the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Science un the Universität Stuttgart. He received the BBA & MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona (Spain), and the MRes & PhD from La Salle – Ramon Llull University, Barcelona (Spain). His specialties include strategy analysis and business models in tech industries, technology innovation & entrepreneurship.

Parallel workshops
(both will be recorded and shared)

Date: 16 Dec at 9:30 am CET
: How to prepare and successfully face an international research stay?


Description: The workshop will discuss how to focus your research career and how to manage a research stay. We will work through the telling of different stories, which allow us to know, question and plan your own experience, taking into account relevant and critical aspects, which will help you to get the most out of this instance.

Nicolas Robinson-Garcia is a researcher in the field of bibliometrics and research evaluation. He currently enjoys a Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant within the LEaDing Fellows Programme at Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics, TU Delft (Netherlands). He previously worked at the School of Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology and at INGENIO (CSIC-UPV) in Spain. He holds a PhD on Social Sciences at the University of Granada. He is member of the Steering Committee of the European Summer School for Scientometrics. He has published over 40 articles and book chapters in the field of bibliometrics and research evaluation, including in journals like Nature, Science or Plos One. He is Associate Editor of the journal Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics in the section on ‘Research Assessment’ and member of the editorial board of Quantitative Science Studies.