Dynamics of scholarly publishing: global trends, local responses

28 – 29 September 2017, Stellenbosch

The changing dynamics in scholarly publishing, both globally and in South Africa, present a range of challenges that have multiple implications for scientists’ careers, as well as the autonomy and authority of science. Drawn by a common interest in this topic, about 100 researchers and research managers from across South Africa gathered at the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST) at Stellenbosch University on 28 and 29 September 2017 to reflect on relevant current issues and future perspectives.

13th International Doctoral Academy of Global Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (GLOBELICS)

3 – 14 December 2018, Tshwane

This training is specifically aimed at building skills of doctoral candidates who are undertaking theoretically-informed and policy-relevant empirical studies on innovation, learning, and the interactive dynamics of competence-building for development. The broad theme this year is “National Systems of Innovation in the Next (also known as the 4th) Industrial Revolution: Conceptual Challenges and Policy Implications”. This event is organised by the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI) of Tshwane University of Technology, a co-host of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciSTIP).

International Research Conference on Scientometrics, STI Policy and Science Communication

31 October and 3 November 2016, Stellenbosch

DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciSTIP) and the South African Research Chair (SARChi) in Science Communication (SciCOM) held a joint conference at Stellenbosch University between 31 October and 3 November 2016.

New DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciSTIP)

6 – 7 November 2014, Stellenbosch

A scientific conference held on 6 and 7 November 2014 marked the official launch of the new DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciSTIP), hosted at Stellenbosch Universitys Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST).