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 Wednesday, 26 December 2012 – Written by Giovanni Bert   

An Observatorium for Science in Society based in Social Models (SISOB)

Funded by European Commission - Directorate Science, Economy, Society, within the context of the 7th Framework Programme. The project is expected to start in January 2011 and will last three years (more information here).


BRICK researchers are partners of the research consortium, which includes

  • University of Malaga (Spain) (Coordinator)
  • Conserjería de Innovación Ciencia y Empresa (Spain)
  • University of Duisburg Essen (Germany)
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Hungary)
  • Fondazione Rosselli (Italy)
  • In Frontiers Research Foundation (Switzerland)
  • Asociación Civil Grupo Redes (Argentina)




The SISOB Project developed a number of freely available open-source software. A description of the functionality, scope and nature of the results can be consulted here.


Among the developed software, BRICK's team worked intensively in the development of the CV Data Extractor, a platform able to search and systematize in a database format publicly available data of researchers crawled from the web. For more information, check or access the source-code from here. If you need any help to access the platform or you want to know more, please contact Aldo Geuna ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).





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