Publications & Documents


  • 12-April-2011

    English

    OECD Insights Blog - The future is not what it used to be

    The way science is done has been changed radically by the connectivity offered by the Internet and other communication tools. This means that what has been called the science of science policy will have to change too, says this OECD Insights blogpost.

  • 31-March-2011

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    Report of the Working Group on Astroparticle Physics

    This report sets out a strategic vision of the future of the field, reflecting the perspectives of agency officials, laboratory administrators, and scientists. It incorporates considerations of cost, schedule, human resources, benefits to society, and the prospects for international co-operation.

  • 11-March-2011

    English

    Skills for Innovation and Research

    This book seeks to increase understanding of the links between skills and innovation. It explores the wide range of skills required, and it presents data and evidence on countries' stocks and flows of skills and the links between skill inputs and innovation outputs.

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  • 23-February-2011

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    OECD Insights Blog - Geomagnetic storms: the fire next time?

    The space weather forecast isn’t great. We’re enjoying a calm period in the 11-year solar cycle just now, but it’s coming to an end, reports the OECD Insights Blog in this piece on OECD's new study on geomagnetic storms.

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  • 14-February-2011

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    OECD Insights Blog - Money alone won’t make Europe innovative

    What deep structural changes does Europe need to consider if it's to keep up in innovation? Andrew Wyckoff, Director of Science, Technology and Industry at the OECD addresses this and more in this OECD Insights blogpost.

  • 4-February-2011

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    Large Research Infrastructures

    This document contains both the GSF report on Roadmapping of Large Research Infrastructures (2008) and the newly released report on Establishing Large International Research Infrastructures: Issues and Options (2010).

  • 3-February-2011

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    The Global Earthquake Model (GEM)

    Initiated by the Global Science Forum, the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) opened in March 2009 in Pavia, Italy. GEM is a global collaborative effort that brings together state-of-the-art science, national, regional and international organisations and individuals aimed at the establishment of uniform and open standards for calculating and communicating earthquake risk worldwide.

  • 2-February-2011

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    Report on Establishing Large International Research Infrastructures: Issues and Options

    Intended for scientists and research administrators who are contemplating a major new international project, this report addresses a wide spectrum of practical matters, from the formal aspects of legal agreements to less easily codified “lessons learned and good practices”.

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  • 25-January-2011

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    Workforce Skills and Innovation: An Overview of Major Themes in the Literature (Joint STI/CERI Working Paper)

    This paper gives an account of the main approaches, debates and evidence in the literature on the role of workforce skills in the innovation process in developed economies. It also describes and quantifies the diversity of skills and occupations involved in specific types of innovation activities.

  • 20-January-2011

    English

    Consensus Documents for the Work on the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds

    These science-based consensus documents, mutually acceptable among member countries, contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of a particular food/feed product.

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