19th December: Urban Dialogues 3
7th - 10th July 2014, International Symposium on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mechanics
2nd December: A maior flor do Mundo?...reflexões sobre as relações entre a ciência e a tecnologia e o meio ambiente ou os lugares do impossível
23rd November 2013: VOICES: Visões, Opiniões e Ideias dos Cidadãos da Europa sobre Ciência
Palestra: 4ªf, dia 6 Novembro, 18h, Complexo Interdisciplinar do IST - Professora Vera Hazan
October 29th-31th 2013 - ALTEC 2013 - XV Congresso Latino-Iberoamericano de Gestão de Tecnologia
RESEARCH EXCHANGES INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Hugo Horta was invited by Prof. Jeroen Huisman to give a lecture at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, University of Ghent on the 21st of October 2013
Hugo Horta was invited to participate on a forum on the Hong Kong Changing Academy at the University of Hong Kong, where he will talk about the scholarship of research
Ana Moita was invited to present seminars at the Southampton Solent University, UK
Hugo Horta is one of the invited scholars of the 4th International Conference on Knowledge, Innovation and Education hosted by the Seoul National University and sponsored by the National Research Foundation of Korea
Hugo Horta will participate as an invited speaker at a Round Table on "Academic Career Development of Internationally Distinguished and Emerging Scholars" in the Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Hugo Horta will be spending a one month research spell at the Faculty of Education of the University of Hong Kong
Hugo Horta is the co-coordinator of the 2012 Council For International Higher Education (CIHE) pre-conference program at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) conference
Hugo Horta was invited by the Higher School of Economics
+ Research Exchanges
READ IN THE NEWS
29 Outubro 2013: Manuel Heitor has been elected Corresponding Academician of the The Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain.
11 October 2013: 'Understanding the pros and cons of academic inbreeding' by Hugo Horta published in University World News
25 May 2013: Reversing decades of brain drain' by Manuel Heitor, Hugo Horta and Joana Mendonça published in University World News
15 March 2013: Manuel Heitor na USP, São Paulo.
29 May 2012: Manuel Heitor - investigação nas Universidades gera empregos e exportações
16 Feb 2012: Manuel Heitor sobre a fusão UTL-UL
14 Nov 2011: The paper "Agglomeration vs. Organizational Reproduction: The Molds Cluster in Portugal" by Carla Costa and Rui Baptista was recognized as Honorable Mention of the Best Conference Paper Prize at the 31st Strategic Management Society Conference
14 Nov 2011: IN+ participates in the UTEN 2011 Annual Conference, http://utenportugal.org/ Previous reports: http://utenportugal.org/assessment/
3 Nov 2011: “IN+ fosters research and advanced training in risk governance and S&T policy: the 2011 IRGC annual event”
MAIN EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES
Fórum "Grandes pensadores e pensamentos: ciência, tecnologia e desenvolvimento"
Hugo Horta and Jung Cheol (Seoul National University) as editors of the book series "Knowledge Studies in Higher Education" invite proposals for books dealing with complex issues where education, research policy and information studies interact. Books will be greatly welcomed by policymakers as well as academic researchers.
Sustainable Urban Metabolism, by Paulo Ferrão and John Fernanadez
International Book Series on "Technology Policy and Innovation"
Our books through Edward Elgar
Our Books on History of Technology, through Dom Quixote
Our books through IST PRESS
Our books through CELTA publishers
Hugo Horta was invited to make a presentation on the subject of science policies and brain-gain at the conference "Invest in Researchers" in November 2013, sponsored by the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Heitor, Horta and Mendonça (2013), "Developing human capital and research capacity: science policies promoting brain gain", TFSC
Heitor and Horta (2013); "Democratizing higher education and access to science - The Portuguese Reform 2006-2010"; Higher Education Policy
Baptista, Karaoz and Mendonça (2013) "The impact of human capital on the early success of necessity versus opportunity-based entrepreneurs"; Small Business Economics
"Avaliação das externalidades do regadio em Portugal", report with the co-authorship of IN+/IST, June 2013"
Heitor and Horta (2012); "Opening-up higher education in emerging economis: autonomy and integrity on the rise of globalization"; IJCE
Engenharia hoje? A cultura da experimentação em redes de colaboração: industrialização, desenvolvimento científico e qualificação, Manuel Heitor, Academia de Engenharia, Lisboa, 18 de Dezembro, 2012
"How far university global partnerships may facilitate a new era of international affairs and foster political and economic relations?", by Manuel Heitor, ASHE International Forum 2012, Las Vegas, 15 November 2012
Going places: exploring the impact of internationalization and intra-sectoral mobility on scientific productivity and communication behaviors in Japanese academi, by Hugo Horta and Akiyoshi Yonezawa (Nagoya University, Japan), , Journal of Studies in International Education, October 2012
The Long-Term Internationalization of Higher Education in Japan: A Survey of Non-Japanese Faculty Members inJapanese Universities, by Akiyshi Yonezawa (Nagoya University, Japan), , Kenji Ishida (Tohoku University, Japan) and Hugo Horta, Journal of Studies in International Education, October 2012
Deepening our understanding of academic inbreeding effects on research information exchange and scientific output: new insights for academic based research, by Hugo Horta, published in Higher Education (August 2012)
IST SPIN-OFF TERRAPRIMA RECEIVES AWARD ON WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT, 17 June 2013
2013 - the 2nd AVAC National Prize (2010-2012) was awarded by "Ordem dos Engenheiros"(Portugal's Engineering Council) to Filipe Ventura for the best student work in the area of Climatization Engineering (work supervised by Tiago Domingos)
André Serrenho, from IN+'s Laboratory of Industrial Ecology and Sustainability, and Miguel Panão from the Laboratory of Thermofluids, Combustion, and Energy Systems were considered "Excellent Teachers" in the Thermodynamics I Course (2011/2012)
Nuno Cegonho, who finished his MSc in Environmental Engineering in IN+ in 2011, received one of the "Prémios Caixa Geral de Depósitos a Graduados do Instituto Superior Técnico" awards.
Daniela Couto recebe o prémio "Jovem Empresária – categoria Start, 2011" da Associação Nacional de Jovens Empresários, ANJE, 7 Jul 2011
Prémio "BES Inovação 2011" para Daniela Couto e Cell2b, 7 Dez 2011
Green Project Awards 2011 - Project "Terraprima – Pastagens Permanentes Semeadas Biodiversas e Ricas em Leguminosas"
2010 - 1st Prize of the Best Young Researcher UTL/Delloite 2010, on the scientific field of Mechanical Engineering, awarded to Ana Moita