A global map of science: Mapping and characterizing SDG-related research across the world

Ciarli, Tommaso, Confraria, Hugo, Noyons, Ed, Rafols, Ismael and Yegros, Alfredo (2022) A global map of science: Mapping and characterizing SDG-related research across the world. In: Ciarli, Tommaso (ed.) Changing Directions: Steering Science, Technology and Innovation Towards the Sustainable Development Goals. STRINGS, SPRU, University of Sussex, Brighton, pp. 48-61. ISBN 9780995786288

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This chapter uses publication data to map and characterize SDGrelated research across the globe.

Key challenges include:
• Higher income countries dominate the research agenda yet publish the lowest proportion of research related to the SDGs
• Few opportunities exist for knowledge transfer and capacity-building in low-income countries
• There is less focus on complex underlying societal issues than on immediate technological solutions

We also identified the following areas of opportunity:
• Research in low-income countries is strongly related to SDGs
• Some synergies exist between research on different SDGs
• SDG-related research, especially on society-related SDGs, is more multidisciplinary and more likely to be used in policy and reported in the media than other types of research

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Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
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Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2022 10:50
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2022 11:47
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/109524

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