Event: The footprint of social sciences and humanities - 13 December 2016

Event: the footprint of social sciences and humanities









Programme (including biographies and presentations)

9u00:     Welcome & Registration

9u30:     Impact & SSH at Ghent University (by prof. dr. Ignace Lemahieu, director of Research Department Ghent University)

9u40:     Presentation of the 5 SSH research consortia at Ghent University

9u45:     Dilemma 1 - Debating impact: Why should we achieve impact?

10u00:   Plenary I: Keynote lecture: Nicol Keith
11u00:   Dilemma 2 - debating impact: How should we achieve impact?

11u15:   coffee break

11u45:   Workshops I : questions and trends in societal valorisation

13u00:     lunch

14u00:     Workshops II : practical suggestions for the societal valorisation of SSH

15u15:     coffee break

15u45:     Dilemma 3 - Debating impact: Does impact require an ethical code?

16u00:     plenary II – panel debate with Anne De Paepe (rector UGent), Philippe Keraudren (acting Head of Unit DG Research and Innovation - Unit Reflective Societies), Hans Willems (Director of Research Policy FWO), prof. Ann Buysse.

Moderator: Casper Thomas

17u00:     Drinks & chat

SSH Consortia at Ghent University

As part of the policy initiative to strengthen research quality and research strategy in the social sciences, behavioural sciences, and humanities, five research consortia were established - all provided with a dedicated research coordinator (funded for five years by the Special Research Fund of Ghent University):