Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research Network of the Americas

Call for papers

International Conference

The International Development Research Center (IDRC), in partnership with the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), the Centre Population et Développement (IRD and Univ. Paris Descartes), the Institut Recherche-Innovation-Société (IFRIS), and the OECD Development Center are promoting the international conference “Transformation of Research in the South: policies and outcomes”.

The Conference call for papers seeks to better understand the institutional, political and economic conditions driving recent changes in how governments support research and promote science; their consequences in terms of building scientific capacity, the broader application of results from scientific research and the lessons for public policy.

Submissions for consideration must include: detailed abstract between 800-1000 words, short CV(s) of the author(s), full contact information for the corresponding author and a copy (or accessible on-line link) of one related publication, if available. Send the above application information in one email (PDF or Word files only) to the conference organizers before June 23, 2015.

Further information:


Deadline: June 23rd, 2015

Conference date: January 21st-22nd, 2016

Location: OECD Development Centre, Paris



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