The mission of the Austrian EU Council Presidency conference is to bring the valuation (i.e. the provision of added value through SSH and arts-based research) and impact contributions of social sciences and humanities (SSH) research to transformative, mission-oriented national and European research and innovation agendas to the forefront, to openly reflect and structurally discuss the topic in order to make it visible, debatable, verifiable and usable!
In line with this mission, the objectives of the conference are:
- to provide a reflecting as well as forward-looking format to identify and appraise valuation pathways and impact generating processes within genuine SSH research as well as from inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary research activities which include SSH and arts-based research
- to showcase, learn from and discuss structures and policies which are beneficial for an enhanced impact-orientation of SSH research at various levels (e.g. project-level, institutional level, R&I policy-making level)
- to make a significant contribution to tracing and assessing the use and impact of R&D activities from the field of SSH (including arts-based research), to the benefit of a transformative and mission-oriented European research and innovation agenda.
The conference targets researchers from SSH and arts-based research as well as researchers from other disciplinary background, policy-makers, public research funding agencies, philanthropic organisations, representatives from business and the social economy, media representatives and civil society organisations.
More information and registration (open until 28.10.2018) available at: https://www.ssh-impact.eu/