New OECD Guidelines on Research Ethics and New Forms of Data

On Friday, 25 November, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published new Guidelines on Research Ethics and New Forms of Data for social and economic research, in light of the quickly-changing technological, communications’ and social context of data discovery, use and dissemination. The OECD Global Science Forum expert group – supported by the UK Economic and Social Research Council and the US National Science Foundation – issued the following statement:

OECD and European Commission launch upgraded ‘HEInnovate’ university self-assessment tool

The OECD and the European Commission launched an upgraded version of HEInnovate – an online “self-assessment tool for higher education institutions looking for inspiration and guidance” on 18 November. “HEInnovate facilitates the assessment of an HEI in a systematic way, opening up discussion and debate on the entrepreneurial and innovative nature of higher education institutions… It is free, confidential and open to anyone to use. HEInnovate can be used by all types of higher education institutions.” The programme of the upgrade conference, held at the Bibliothèque Solvay, Brussels, is now available [PDF].

New OECD Economic Survey of the Euro Area

The 2014 Economic Survey of the Euro Area has been published by the OECD with supporting data. EUI members have access to all OECD statistical databases from 1960 to present via the OECD iLibrary. The EUI Euro area resource directory, and the Euro Bibliography, are on this Library page. The European statistical data resources directory gives access to a comprehensive range of offical and non-official statistical data for the Euro area, the EU and Europe on this Library page.