The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy

Irene Ramos-Vielba

Senior Researcher

Ph.D. in Political Science and Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

Research and innovation policy, research funding, societal impact of research, knowledge transfer processes, university-industry cooperation, industrial relations, parliamentary science advice, gender in science-society interactions

HONORARY POSITIONS

Visiting Scholar, Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Management (INGENIO), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) - Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), Valencia, Spain
Associated Member, Forschungsinstitut für Arbeit, Technik und Kultur (FATK), University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

RECENT PAST ACTIVITY

2015-2019. Research Fellow, Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Management (INGENIO), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) - Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), Valencia, Spain. Research and coordination, project manager, analyses, seminars, research proposals

2018 (Sep.-Dec.) Academic Research Visitor, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Independent and joint research, seminars, discussions, networks, collaborative research projects

2016-2018. Expert on national research and innovation policy, Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Research and Innovation Observatory: RIO Country Report. Deliverables also on: High growth innovative enterprises, entrepreneurial universities, governance mechanisms in public research organisations, participation of higher education institutions on the research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3) implementation

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

2014-2015. Research Fellow, Forschungsinstitut für Arbeit, Technik und Kultur (FATK), University of Tübingen, Germany
2009-2013. Senior Fellow, Head of Politics, Citizenship & Equality, political think tank IDEAS Foundation, Madrid, Spain
2009 (May - Aug.) Visiting Fellow, Centre for Industry and Innovation Studies, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2007-2009. Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Social Studies (IESA-CSIC), Córdoba, Spain
2004-2006. Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory & Policy Analysis, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. Under the direction of Prof. Elinor Ostrom, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
2003-2004. Research Consultant, small enterprise Acite, Dept. of Research, Development & Innovation, Madrid, Spain

RESEARCH PROJECTS

2019-present. ‘Promoting the socio-economic impact of research – the role of funding practices’ (PROSECON), CFA, Aarhus University. / 2015-2018. 'Scientific Excellence and Knowledge Transfer, Two Riding Together? Organisational Factors, Individual Antecedents and Societal Impact’. (EXTRA) Plan Nacional de I+D+I, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV). / 2014- 2015. ‘Crisis, State and Labour Relations: Austerity Policy and Public Service Labour Relations’. Forschungsinstitut für Arbeit, Technik und Kultur (FATK) an der Universität Tübingen. / 2012- 2014. 'Vocational training and innovation system: the role of intermediary workers in the SMEs’ innovation processes’. Coordinated by University of Basque Country. / 2010-2013. 'University-industry cooperation in the Spanish R&D system: research groups’ opinions and experiences’. Principal Investigator: Irene Ramos-Vielba, 2009 Spanish Ministry of Science & Innovation. / 2009-2010. ‘Making-decision Processes and Management Experiences in Science Policy’. IESA-CSIC. / 2007-2009. 'Generation and Use Conditions of Scientific Research in Andalusia’. IESA-CSIC.  / 2008. ‘Ibero-American Map of Strengths and Opportunities in Science and Technology’. Commissioned by the Ibero-American Universities Council & The Spanish Universities Chancellors Council.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Research outputs

A value creation model from science-society interconnections: Archetypal analysis combining publications, survey and altmetric data

Ramos-Vielba, I., Robinson-Garcia, N. & Woolley, R., 3 Jun 2022, In: PLOS ONE. 17, 6, e0269004.

Hunting or gathering; feasting or starving? Researcher funding acquisition practices in differing funding landscapes

Laudel, G., Thomas, D. A. & Ramos-Vielba, I., 30 Apr 2022, (Submitted). 22 p.

Societal targeting in researcher funding: An exploratory approach

Ramos-Vielba, I., Thomas, D. A. & Aagaard, K., Apr 2022, In: Research Evaluation. 31, 2, p. 202-213 12 p.

The emergence of open science models for university–industry collaboration

Larsen, M-T., Ramos-Vielba, I., Bloch, C. W. & Conradsen, M. L., 22 Mar 2022, In: Forskningspolitikk. 1/2022, p. 32 33 p.

Parliaments and key transformations in digital communication

Campos-Domínguez, E. & Ramos-Vielba, I., 2022, Digital Political Communication Strategies: Multidisciplinary Reflections. García-Orosa, B. (ed.). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 25-41 (The Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication).

Reframing study of research(er) funding towards configurations and trails

Thomas, D. A. & Ramos-Vielba, I., Feb 2023, Handbook on Public Research Funding. Lepori, B., Jongbloed, B. & Hicks, D. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing

Exploring societal targeting in public research funding: Insights from Denmark and Norway

Ramos-Vielba, I. & Thomas, D. A., Dec 2021, In: Forskningspolitikk. 2021, 4

Reframing study of research(er) funding: From single funding instruments to configurations, trails and amalgamations

Thomas, D. A., Ramos-Vielba, I. & Aagaard, K., 1 Jun 2021, (Unpublished). 14 p.

A value creation model from science-society interconnections: Components and archetypes

Ramos-Vielba, I., Robinson-Garcia, N. & Woolley, R., 18 May 2021, SocArXiv.

Getting to the bottom of research funding: Acknowledging the complexity of funding dynamics

Aagaard, K., Mongeon, P., Ramos-Vielba, I. & Thomas, D. A., May 2021, In: PLOS ONE. 16, 5, 25 p., e0251488.

Funders use of ‘targeting’ and ‘enforcement’ to shape research for societal impact

Aagaard, K., Ramos-Vielba, I. & Thomas, D. A., 11 Feb 2021, (Unpublished) p. 1-17. 17 p.

Tracing researcher 'funding configurations': Some initial approaches and challenges

Thomas, D. A., Ramos-Vielba, I. & Aagaard, K., 30 Sep 2020, SocArXiv, p. 1-33, 33 p.

Getting to the bottom of research funding: Acknowledging the complexity of funding dynamics

Aagaard, K., Mongeon, P., Ramos-Vielba, I. & Thomas, D. A., 1 Jul 2020, SocArXiv.

A collaboratively derived international research agenda on legislative science advice

Akerlof, K., Tyler, C., Foxen, S. E., Heath, E., Gual Soler, M., Allegra, A., Cloyd, E. T., Hird, J. A., Nelson, S. M., Nguyen, C. T., Gonnella, C. J., Berigan, L. A., Abeledo, C. R., Al-Yakoub, T. A., Andoh, H. F., dos Santos Boeira, L., van Boheemen, P., Cairney, P., Cook-Deegan, R., Costigan, G., Dhimal, M., Di Marco, M. H., Dube, D., Egbetokun, A., El Kharraz, J., Galindo, L. E., Ferguson, M. W. J., Franco, J., Graves, Z., Hayter, E., Hernández-Mondragón, A. C., Hobbs, A. D., Holden, K. L., IJsselmuiden, C., Jegede, A. S., Krstic, S. B., Mbonyintwali, J-M., Mengesha, S. D., Michalek, T., Nagano, H., Nentwich, M., Nouri, A., Ntale, P. D., Ogundele, O. M., Omenma, J. T., Pau, L-F., Peha, J. M., Prescott, E. M., Ramos-Vielba, I. & Roberts, R., 2019, In: Humanities and social sciences communications. 5, 1, 13 p., 108.

Austerity and public sector trade union power: Before and after the crisis

Schmidt, W., Müller, A., Ramos-Vielba, I., Thörnquist, A. & Thörnqvist, C., 2019, In: European Journal of Industrial Relations. 25, 2, p. 129-145

Finanzmarktkrise und Arbeitsbeziehungen im öffentlichen Sektor: Deutschland, Großbritannien, Schweden und Spanien

Schmidt, W., Müller, A., Ramos-Vielba, I., Thörnquist, A. & Thörnqvist, C., 2018, Nomos Verlag.

How do researchers generate scientific and societal impacts? Toward an analytical and operational framework

D’Este, P., Ramos-Vielba, I., Woolley, R. & Amara, N., 2018, In: Science and Public Policy. 45, 6, p. 752-763 12 p.

Introduction to a special section: Balancing scientific and societal impact—A challenging agenda for academic research

Ramos-Vielba, I., D’Este, P., Woolley, R. & Amara, N., 2018, In: Science and Public Policy. 45, 6, p. 749-751 3 p.

Local factors shaping public sector industrial relations in a context of crisis: A comparison of municipal administrations in Spain

Ramos-Vielba, I. & Woolley, R., 2018, In: Industrielle Beziehungen. Zeitschrift für Arbeit, Organisation und Management. 25, 3

RIO Country Report 2017: Spain

Fernández-Zubieta, A., Ramos-Vielba, I. & Zacharewicz, T., 2018, Luxembourg : Publications Office of the European Union.

RIO Country Report Spain 2016

Ramos-Vielba, I., 2017, Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. (JRC Scientific and Technical Reports, Vol. 105893).

Scientific research groups’ cooperation with firms and government agencies: motivations and barriers

Ramos-Vielba, I., Sánchez-Barrioluengo, M. & Woolley, R., 2016, In: The Journal of Technology Transfer. 41, 3, p. 558-585 28 p.

Reutilización de datos abiertos en la administración pública en España y uso de licencias-tipo

Clabo, N. & Ramos-Vielba, I., 2015, In: Revista española de documentación científica. 38

The motivations of research teams and their cooperation with industry

Ramos-Vielba, I., Díaz-Catalán, C. & Calero, J., 2014, In: International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation. 13, p. 10-32 23 p.

Parlamentos abiertos a la sociedad. Participación y monitorización.

Ramos-Vielba, I. (ed.), Gonzalo, M. Á. (ed.) & Campos, E. (ed.), 2013, Madrid: Friedrich Eber Stiftung. 104 p.

Beneath the tip of the iceberg: exploring the multiple forms of university–industry linkages

Ramos-Vielba, I. & Fernández-Esquinas, M., 2012, In: Higher Education. 64, p. 237-265 29 p.

Citizenship in 3D: Digital Deliberative Democracy. An exploratory analysis

Ramos-Vielba, I. (ed.) & Campos, E. (ed.), 2012, Foundation for European Progressive Studies. 318 p.

Emerging forms of cross-sector collaboration in the Spanish innovation system

Fernández-Esquinas, M. & Ramos-Vielba, I., 2011, In: Science and Public Policy. 38, 2, p. 135-146 12 p.

Evaluación y política científica en España: el origen y la implantación de las prácticas de evaluación científica en el sistema público de I+ D (1975-1994)

Esquinas, M. F., Catalán, C. D. & Ramos-Vielba, I., 2011, Innovación, conocimiento científico y cambio social. Ensayos de sociología ibérica de la ciencia y la tecnología. Academia. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS), p. 93-130 38 p. (Academia; No. 32).

Funciones y organización del sistema público de I+D en España

Sebastián, J. (ed.) & Ramos-Vielba, I. (ed.), 2011, Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). 152 p.

Una revisión de los sistemas regionales de I+D. Andalucía, Canarias, Madrid y País Vasco

Ramos-Vielba, I. (ed.), 2011, Madrid: Fundación Ideas para el Progreso.

Key knowledge providers as sources of innovation in firms

Fernández Esquinas, M., Ramos-Vielba, I., Merchán Hernández, C. & Martínez-Fernández, C., 2010, In: Industry and Higher Education. 24, 3, p. 189 201 p.

Measuring university–industry collaboration in a regional innovation system

Ramos-Vielba, I., Fernández-Esquinas, M. & Espinosa-de-los-Monteros, E., 2010, In: Scientometrics. 84, 3, p. 649-667

¿Más allá de la ciencia académica?. Modo 2, ciencia posnormal y ciencia posacadémica

Jiménez-Buedo, M. & Ramos-Vielba, I., 2009, In: Arbor. 185, 738, p. 721-737 17 p.

Calidad de las sedes web de las OTRI universitarias andaluzas: contenidos, usabilidad y accesibilidad

Ramos-Vielba, I. & Clabo Clemente, N., 2008, In: Revista española de documentación científica. 31, 3, p. 366-395 30 p.

¿Hacia dónde va la política científica (y tecnológica) en España)?

Sebastián, J. (ed.), Ramos-Vielba, I. (ed.) & Fernández-Esquinas, M. (ed.), 2008, Córdoba, Spain: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC).

Language Networks on LiveJournal

Herring, S. C., Paolillo, J. C., Ramos-Vielba, I., Kouper, I., Wright, E., Stoerger, S., Scheidt, L. A. & Clark, B., 2007, 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07), Waikoloa, HI, 2007: Abstracts Proceedings.

Book review: New Institutionalism: Theory and Analysis. Edited by André Lecours. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005

Ramos-Vielba, I., 2006, In: Perspectives on Politics. 4, 3