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Dr HORTA, Hugo

Personal Particulars

Dr HORTA, Hugo

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management (Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2007)
M.A. in Contemporary Sociology: Studies in Social, Political and Cultural Order
(University of Durham, United Kingdom, 2000)
B.A. in Sociology (Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal, 1999)

Assistant Professor

Division of Policy, Administration and Social Sciences Education

Tel: (852) 2859 2525

Location: Room 419, Runme Shaw Building

Areas of Expertise:

Higher Education Studies; Science and Technology Studies; Public Policy

Areas of Expertise

Research interests:
Higher Education Studies; Science and Technology Studies; Public Policy

Teaching:

CCGL9005 Poverty, Development, and the Next Generation: Challenges for a Global World

MEDD6014 Methods of research and enquiry

MEDD6098 Critical issues in educational reform (not taugth this academic year)

MEDD6751 Education Studies

Taught before:

EDUC6652 School and society: Understanding the processes and contexts of education

PhD students under-supervision (or co-supervision):

Supervising the PhD dissertation of:

  • Li Tang: “Barriers to promotion and tenure at Chinese universities: insights on gender” (PhD student at The University of Hong Kong), started in 2017.
  • Yingxin Liu (Margaret): “Delving into the conceptualization and implementation of scholarly research agenda setting in the context of higher education: a regional exploration in East Asia (PhD student at The University of Hong Kong), started in 2017.
  • Jin Jin: “The perceptions of post-docs in China concerning their current working situation and future employability” (PhD student at The University of Hong Kong), started in 2016.
  • Paulo Loureiro Maia: "The link between academic research and participatory research" (PhD student at the Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon), started in 2016.

Co-supervising the PhD dissertations of:

  • Sandra Hasanefendic: "Research Funding at Universities of Applied Sciences: On the Development of Policies to Reinforce Institutional Integrity and Higher Education Diversity" (PhD student at the Free University of Amsterdam and ISCTE-IUL), started in 2014 (expected to be concluded in early 2018).
  • João Santos: "The role of scientific agendas in defining researcher and academic careers" (PhD student at ISCTE-IUL), started in 2016.

Supervising the EdD dissertation of:

  • Jiang Qinxu (Violet): " The essentiality of career planning for international MBBS students in China" (EdD student at The University of Hong Kong), starting in 2017.
Awards

Faculty Early Career Research Output Award, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, August 2016

Projects

Research Grant Council, Project "Characterising researcher' research agenda-setting: an international perspective across fields of study", Temp RGC Ref No. T26120116 (Principal Investigator), 2017-2020.

Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Project “Career trajectories of doctorates: deepening the knowledge on types of mobility”, reference PTDC/IVC-ESCT/3788/2012 (Principal Investigator), 2013-2016.

Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Project “The Portuguese International Partnership Programs: assessing the role of scientific networks in the knowledge society”, reference PTDC/CS-SOC/118487/2010, (Member of the team; project based at CIES-IUL), 2011-current.

Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia/European Science Foundation, Project “Change in Networks, Higher Education and Knowledge Societies (CINHEKS)”, European Science Foundation (EUROHESK call), reference EuroHesc/0002/2008, (National Principal Investigator), 2009-2013.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Project research entitled “Academic inbreeding: its impact on scholarly activities in Japan, France, Portugal and Mexico” with the reference number JSPS ID P08014 (Principal Investigator).

 

Publications
Updated publication list in the refereed literature (Scopus): here

 

Editor of Special Issues
  1. Co-editor of the special issue “Network ethics in the growing global, multi-dimensional and technological academy” at the International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education, July-September 2011, 1(3) (with William Boyd, South Cross University, Australia).
  2. Co-editor of the special issue “Academic knowledge production, diffusion and commercialization policies and practices: perspectives from developed and catching-up countries” at Science and Public Policy. (with Liudvika Leisyte, CHEPS, University of Twente, The Netherlands)
  3. Co-editor of the special issue “Scientific Capacitation and Innovation Policy in Latin America” at Journal of Technology and Innovation and Management (with Manuel Heitor, IN+/IST, Portugal, Rosário Ibarra, UNAM Mexico, Roberto Sbragia, University of São Paulo, Brazil, and Alejandro Jiménez Montecinos, University Alberto Hurtado, Chile), December 2014
  4. Co-editor of the special issue “Higher Education Research in East Asia: Regional and National Evolution and Path-dependencies” at Higher Education Policy. (with Jisun Jung, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, and Akiyoshi Yonezawa, University of Nagoya, Japan), December 2015
  5. Co-editor of the special issue “Technological Change in the Iberian region” at Technological Forecasting and Social Change. (with Manuel Heitor, IN+, Portugal, and César Dopazo and Norberto Feyo, University of Zaragoza, Spain), December 2016.
 
Articles in Referred International Journals
  1. Jin, J. and Horta, H. “Same university, same challenges? Development strategies of two schools at a prestigious Chinese university in a changing higher education landscape”, Tertiary Education and Management, Accepted for publication.
  2. Patrício, M.T., Santos, P., Loureiro, P.M., Horta, H. “Faculty-exchange programs promoting change: motivations, experiences, and influence of participants in the Carnegie Mellon University-Portugal Faculty Exchange Program”, Tertiary Education and Management, Accepted for publication.
  3. Horta, H., Cattaneo, M., Meoli, M. “PhD funding as a determinant of PhD and career research performance”, Studies in Higher Education, Accepted for publication.
  4. Cattaneo, M., Horta, H., Malighetti, P., Meoli, M., and Paleari, S. (2017) “Effects of the financial crisis on university choice by gender”, Higher Education, 74(5): 775-798.
  5. Hasanefendic, S., Birkholz, J., Horta, H., and van der Sijde, P. (2017) “Individuals in action: Bringing about innovation in higher education”, European Journal of Higher Education, 7(2): 101-119.
  6. Kim, Y., Horta, H., and Jung, J. (2017) “Higher Education research in Hong Kong, Japan, China and Malaysia: exploring research community cohesion and the integration of thematic approaches”, Studies in Higher Education, 42(1): 149-168.
  7. Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2016) “Reforming higher education in Portugal in times of uncertainty: The importance of illities, as non-functional requirements”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 113(Part B): 146-15
  8. Horta, H., and Patrício, T. (2016) “Setting-up an international partnership program: a case study between Portuguese and US universities”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 113(Part B): 230-239.
  9. Heitor, M.V., Horta, H., and Leocádio, M. (2016) “Enlarging the social basis of higher education: Lessons learned from extending a social support system with a risk-sharing loan scheme in Portugal”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 113(Part B): 319-327.
  10. Hasanefendic, S., Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2016) “Training students for new jobs: the role of technical and vocational higher education and implications for science policy in Portugal”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 113(Part B): 328-340.
  11. Santos, J.M., Horta, H., and Heitor, M.V (2016) “Too many PhDs? An invalid argument for countries developing their scientific and academic systems: The case of Portugal”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 113(Part B): 352-362.
  12. Horta, H., and Yudkevich, M. (2016) “Understanding academic inbreeding in the evolution of higher education systems: perspectives from a large and a small country”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 113(Part B): 363-372.
  13. Pádua, M., Santos, J.M., and Horta, H. (2016) “Exploring knowledge styles as determinants of preventive behavior and diabetes risk among older people”, Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 7(5): 249-258.
  14. Horta, H., Meoli, M., and Vismara, S. (2016) “Skilled unemployment and creation of academic spin-offs: a recession-push hypothesis”, Journal of Technology Transfer, 41(4): 798-817.
  15. Horta, H., Santos, J.M. (2016) “An instrument to measure individuals’ research agenda setting: the multi-dimensional research agendas inventory”, Scientometrics, 108(3): 1243-1265.
  16. Yonezawa, A., Horta, H., Osawa, A. (2016) “Mobility, formation and development of the academic profession in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in East and South East Asia”, Comparative Education, 52(1): 44-61.
  17. Horta, H. and Santos, J. (2016) “The impact of publishing during the PhD on career research publication, visibility, and collaborations”, Research in Higher Education, 57(1): 28-50.
  18. Jung, J., and Horta, H. (2015) “The contribution of East Asian countries to internationally published Asian higher education research: the role of system development and internationalization”, Higher Education Policy, 28(4): 419-439.
  19. Santos, J.M., and Horta, H. (2015) “The generational gap of science - a dynamic cluster analysis of doctorates in an evolving scientific system”, Scientometrics, 104(1): 381-406.
  20. Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H., (2014) “Further democratizing Latin America: Broadening access to higher education and promoting science policies focused on the advanced training of human resources”, Journal of Technology Management and Innovation, 9(4): 64-82.
  21. Horta, H., and Martins, R. (2014) “The start-up, evolution and impact of a research group in a university developing its knowledge base”, Tertiary Education and Management, 20(4): 280-293.
  22. Horta, H., and Jung, J., (2014) “Higher education research in Asia: An archipelago, two continents or merely atomization?”, Higher Education, 68(1): 117-134.
  23. Hoffman, D.M., Blasi, B., Culum, B., Dragsic, Z., Ewen, A., Horta, H., Nokkala, T., and Rios-Aguilar, C., (2014) “The methodological illumination of a blind spot: information and communication technology and international team dynamics in a higher education research project”, Higher Education, 67, 473-495.
  24. Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2014). Democratizing higher education and linking science and higher education policy: the Portuguese reform 2006-2010, Higher Education Policy, 27, 239-257.
  25. Heitor, M.V., Horta, H., and Mendonça, J. (2014). Developing human capital and research capacity: science policies promoting brain gain, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 82, 6-22.
  26. Horta, H., and Yonezawa, A., (2013). “Going places: exploring the impact of intra-sectoral mobility on the scientific productivity and communication behaviors in Japanese academia”, Asia Pacific Education Review, 14(4): 537-547.
  27. Jung, J., and Horta, H. (2013). Higher education research in Asia: a publication and co-publication analysis, Higher Education Quarterly, 67(4): 398-419.
  28. Horta, H. (2013). Deepening our understanding of academic inbreeding effects on research information exchange and scientific output: new insights for academic based research, Higher Education, 65(4): 487-510.
  29. Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2012). Opening-up higher education in emerging economies: autonomy and integrity on the rise of globalization. International Journal of Chinese Education, 1(2): 196-234.
  30. Horta, H., Dautel, V., and Veloso, F. (2012). An Output Perspective on the Teaching/Research Nexus: an analysis focusing on the US higher education system. Studies in Higher Education, 37(2): 171-187.
  31. Horta, H., and Lacy, T.A., (2011). How does size matter for science? Exploring the effects of research unit size on academics' scientific productivity and information exchange behaviors. Science and Public Policy, 38(6): 449-460.
  32. Horta, H., Sato, M., and Yonezawa, A. (2011). Academic inbreeding: exploring its characteristics and rationale in Japanese universities using a qualitative perspective. Asia Pacific Education Review, 12(1): 35-44.
  33. Horta, H., Veloso, F., and Grediaga, R. (2010). Navel gazing: Academic inbreeding and scientific productivity. Management Science, 56(3): 414-429.
  34. Horta, H. (2010). The role of the state in the internationalization of universities in catching-up countries: An analysis of the Portuguese higher education system. Higher Education Policy, 23, 63-81.
  35. Horta, H. (2009). Holding a post-doctoral position before becoming a faculty member: does it bring benefits for the scholarly enterprise? Higher Education, 58(5): 689-721.
  36. Horta, H. (2009). Global and national prominent universities: internationalization, competitiveness and the role of the state. Higher Education, 58(3): 387-405.
  37. Horta, H., Huisman, J., and Heitor, M.V. (2008). Does a competitive research funding regime adds to maintaining or increasing higher education diversity? Science and Public Policy, 35(3): 146-158.
  38. Horta, H. (2008). On improving the university research base: The Technical University of Lisbon case in perspective. Higher Education Policy, 21, 123-146.
  39. Horta, H., and Veloso, F., (2007). Opening the box: comparing EU and US scientific output by scientific field. Technology Forecasting and Social Change, 74, 1334-1356.
Books (Co-editor)
  1. Jung, J., Horta, H., and Yonezawa, A. (2017) (Eds.) Researching Higher Education in Asia: history, Development and Future. Dordrecht: Springer.
  2. Horta, H., Heitor, M.V., and Salmi, J. (2016) (Eds) Trends and challenges in Science and Higher Education: building capacity in Latin America, Dordretch: Springer.
  3. Vaccaro, A., Horta, H. and Madsen, P., (2008) (Eds.), Transparency, and Information and Communication Technology: Social Responsibility and Accountability in Business and Education, Philosophy Documentation Center.
  4. Gabaldón, T., Horta, H., Meyer, D.M., and Leal, J.B.P., (2005) (Eds.), Career Paths and Mobility of Researchers in Europe, Cuvilier Verlag. 
Book Reviews
  1. Horta, H., (2010). Educating Engineers – Designing for the Future of the Field. Higher Education, Vol. 59, No. 3, 387-389.
Chapters in Books
  1. Horta, H. (2017) Higher-education researchers in Asia: the risks of insufficient contribution to international higher-education research In Jung, J., Horta, H., and Yonezawa, A. (Eds) Researching Higher Education in Asia: History, Development and Future. Dordrecht: Springer (pp. 15-36).
  2. Horta, H. (2017) Is the research system in Hong Kong losing its competitiveness? In Postiglione, G.A., and Jung, J. (Eds) The Changing Academic Profession in Hong Kong. Dordrecht: Springer. (pp. 77-95).
  3. Hoffman, D.M., and Horta, H. (2016). The CINHEKS research design: taking stock and moving forward. In Hoffman, D.M. and Valimaa, J. (Eds.) Re-becoming Universities? Higher Education Institutions in Networked Knowledge Societies. Dordrecht: Springer. (pp. 41-74).
  4. Horta, H., and Blasi, B. (2016). Why public policies fostering knowledge networks in academia matter? insights from the Portuguese higher education system until 2010 In Hoffman, D.M. and Valimaa, J. (Eds.) Re-becoming Universities? Higher Education Institutions in Networked Knowledge Societies. Dordrecht: Springer. (pp. 141-168).
  5. Torres-Olave, B., Horta, H., Kollasch, A., Lee, J., and Rhoades, G. (2016) The CINHEKS comparative survey: emerging design, findings, and the art of mending fractured vessels. In Hoffman, D.M. and Valimaa, J. (Eds.) Re-becoming Universities? Higher Education Institutions in Networked Knowledge Societies. Dordrecht: Springer. (pp. 309-335).
  6. Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2016). Introduction. Democratizing Higher Education and Science in Latin America. In Horta, H., Heitor, M.V., and Salmi, J. (2016) (Eds) Trends and challenges in Science and Higher Education: building capacity in Latin America: Dordrecht: Springer. (pp. 1-26)
  7. Heitor, M.V., Horta, H., Salmi, J. (2016) Looking forward: building capacity in Latin America. In Horta, H., Heitor, M.V., and Salmi, J. (2016) (Eds) Trends and challenges in Science and Higher Education: building capacity in Latin America: Dordrecht: Springer. (pp. 289-310)
  8. Patrício, M.T., and Horta, H. (2015). [The origins of the International partnership program] As origens do programa de parcerias internacionais. In Patrício, M.T., Conceição, C.P. (Eds.) Redes e colaborações científicas: os programas de parcerias internacionais em Portugal. Lisboa: Mundos Sociais (in Portuguese). (pp. 31-49).
  9. Heitor, M.V. and Horta, H. (2015). [The Bologna process and the challenge of democratization of access to knowledge] Bolonha e o desafio da democratização do acesso ao conhecimento In Rodrigues, M.L., Costa, A.F., Sebastião, J., Patrício, T., Heitor, M.V., Martins, S.C., Conceição, C.P. (Eds.) 40 Anos de Politicas de Ciência e Ensino Superior em Portugal. Lisboa: Almedina. (in Portuguese). (pp. 558-590).
  10. Horta, H. and Maia, P.L. (2015). [Academic inbreeding in Portugal: an analysis between 2005 and 2012] Endogamia académica em Portugal: uma análise entre 2005 e 2012 In Rodrigues, M.L., Costa, A.F., Sebastião, J., Patrício, T., Heitor, M.V., Martins, S.C., Conceição, C.P. (Eds.) 40 Anos de Politicas de Ciência e Ensino Superior em Portugal. Lisboa: Almedina. (in Portuguese), pp 899-920.
  11. Horta, H. and Hasanefendic, S. (2015). Young Doctorates in a Fast-Changing Higher Education System: The Case of Portugal. In Yudkevich, M., Altbach, P., and Rumbley, L. (Eds.) Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century: International Perspectives. Albany: SUNY Press.
  12. Horta, H. and Noronha Lisboa Filho, P. (2014). A keystone to the future of Brazil. Fostering general and STEM education for an inclusive development. In Freeman, B., Marginson, S., and Tytler, R. (Eds) The Age of STEM: Educational policy and practices across the world in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. New York: Routledge.
  13. Yonezawa, A., Ishida, K., and Horta, H. (2014). The Long-Term Internationalization of Higher Education in Japan – A Survey of Non-Japanese Faculty Members in Japanese Universities. In Mok, K.-H., and Yu, K.M., (Eds.) Internationalization of Higher Education in East Asia – Trends of Student Mobility and Impact on Education Governance, London and New York: Routledge.
  14. Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2012). Science and Technology in Portugal: From Late Awakening to the Challenge of Knowledge Integrated Communities. In Neave, G., and Amaral, A., (Eds.) Higher Education in Portugal 1974-2009: A Nation, A Generation, Dordrecht: Springer.
  15. Yonezawa, A., and Horta, H. (2011). Reconsidering the Realities of the International Student Market: A Perspective from Japan and East-Asia. In Pusser, B., Kempner, K., Marginson, S., and Ordorika, I., (Eds.) Universities and the Public Sphere: Knowledge Creation and State Building in the era of Globalization, London and New York: Routledge.
  16. Horta, H., and Veloso, F. (2009). Scientific Output, Social Infrastructure, and Science Policies: the case of small and medium sized countries. In Gibson, D., Geenhuizen, M. Van, Trzmielak, D. (Eds.) Value Added Partnering in a Changing World, West Lafayette: Purdue University Press.
  17. Horta, H. and Vaccaro, A. (2008). ICT, Transparency and Proactivity: finding a way for higher education institutions to regain public trust. In Vaccaro, A., Horta, H. and Madsen, P., (Eds.) Transparency, and Information and Communication Technology: Social Responsibility and Accountability in Business and Education, Philosophy Documentation Center.
  18. Conceição, P., Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2006). R&D funding in US universities: from public to private support or public policies strengthening diversification? In Enders, J., and Jongbloed, B. (Eds.) Public-Private Dynamics in Higher Education: Expectations, Developments and Outcomes, transcript-verlag.
  19. Heitor, M.V. and Horta, H. (2004). Engenharia e desenvolvimento científico [Engineering and scientific development] In Brito, J.M.B., Heitor, M.V., Rollo, M. F., (Eds) Engenharia em Portugal no Século XX, Lisboa, D. Quixote. (in Portuguese)
  20. Heitor, M.V., Conceição, P, and Horta, H. (2004). Do Ensino Técnico ao Ensino da Engenharia em Portugal” [From technical teaching to the teaching of Engineering in Portugal] in Brito, J.M.B., Heitor, M.V., Rollo, M. F., (Eds) Engenharia em Portugal no Século XX, Lisboa, D. Quixote. (in Portuguese)
  21. Conceição, P., Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2003). Reflexões sobre o Ensino Superior em Portugal: Perspectivas para o Desenvolvimento Institucional [Reflections over the Portuguese Higher Education system: perspectives for institutional development] in Amaral., A.(Ed) Consolidação da legislação do ensino superior – Avaliação e Revisão da legislação em vigor, Matosinhos: CIPES. (in Portuguese)
  22. Conceição, P, Heitor, M.V., and Horta, H. (2002). Engenharia e conhecimento: ensino técnico e investigação [Engineering and knowledge: technical teaching and research], in Brito, J.M. B., Heitor, M., Rollo, M.F., (Eds.) Engenho e Obra: Uma abordagem à história da Engenharia em Portugal no século XX, Lisboa, D.Quixote. (in Portuguese)
Professional Community Services

Coordinating Editor of Higher Education (Springer)

Co-editor of the book series Knowledge Studies in Higher Education (Springer), with Jung Cheol-Shin (Seoul National University, South Korea)

Editorial boards/councils: Higher Education Policy; Asia Pacific Education Review; Journal of Higher Education and Science; International Journal of Institutional Research and Management (IJIRM); participates also in the Outreach Advisory Board of The Journal of the Learning Sciences.

Others
Newspaper/Web-news articles
  1. “Understanding the pros and cons of academic inbreeding” at University World News: link
  2. “Reversing decades of brain drain” at University World News (with Manuel Heitor and Joana Mendonça): link
  3. “Does a Higher Education Community Exists in Asia?” at International Higher Education, Number 74, Winter 2013: link
Conference presentations
  1. Horta, H. (with João Santos) Characterizing the research agenda setting of higher education researchers: an exploratory study. The 30th Annual CHER conference, Jyvaskyla, 28th – 30th August 2017.
  2. Horta, H. (with Mattia Cattaneo, Paolo Malighetti and Michele Meoli) Universities’ attractiveness to students: the Darwinism effect. The 30th Annual CHER conference, Jyvaskyla, 28th – 30th August 2017.
  3. Horta, H. (with Akiyoshi Yonezawa and Aki Osawa) Mobility, formation and development of East and South East Asian academics in STEM. The 2017 CIES 61st Annual conference, Atlanta, 5th-9th March 2017.
  4. Horta, H. (with Michele Meoli and Mattia Cattaneo) The impact of university competition for students on institutional diversity. The 29th Annual CHER conference, Cambridge, UK, 5th–7th September 2016.
  5. Horta, H. (with Akiyoshi Yonezawa and Aki Osawa) Mobility, formation and development of the academic profession in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in East and South East Asia. The 4th conference of the Higher Education Research Association, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 27th-28th May 2016.
  6. Horta, H. What results from analyzing higher education research communities in Hong Kong, Japan, China, and Malaysia in the international higher education literature: Picasso’s “Guernica” or Malevich “White on white”? 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK), Hong Kong Institute of Education, 15th-16th April 2016.
  7. Horta, H. The role of academic inbreeding in developing higher education systems: comparing Russia and Portugal. The 2016 CIES 60th Annual conference, Vancouver, Canada, 6th-10th March 2016.
  8. Horta, H. From the end of the PhD to the “safety” of becoming an assistant professor: what determines a quick journey? The 28th Annual CHER conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 7th–9th September 2015.
  9. Horta, H. The role of dual appointments in fostering academic research collaborations outside academia: evidence from 33 European countries 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK), University of Hong Kong, 6th-7th February 2015
  10. Horta, H. Bringing science and academia to the population: activities to raise questions and make people think in vulnerable urban contexts XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, July 13th -19th July 2014.
  11. Horta, H. and Jisun Jung. The contribution of East Asian countries to Internationally published Asian higher education research 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK), University of Hong Kong, 6th-7th February 2015
  12. Horta, H. and Muriel Pádua Challenging new frontiers in engineering systems research: complementing network methods and in-depth qualitative research for a better understanding of the social construction of reality? Robotics and Systems in Engineering and Science LARSYS 2014 annual event, Lisbon, Portugal 4th July 2014.
  13. Horta, H. and Jisun J. Higher Education research in Asia: seas of disjuncture, archipelagos and thematic navigation. Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK) Annual Conference. Hong Kong SAR, China, 28th February to 1st March 2014.
  14. Horta, H. The establishment of an international partnership with world class universities: examining the policy options. The Hong Kong Educational Research Association, Annual International Conference, 27th February 2014.
  15. Horta, H. and Jung J. Higher Education Research in Asia: Moving at Different Speeds and Looking at Different Issues? The 7th World Universities Forum, Lisbon, Portugal, 9th-10th January 2014.
  16. Horta, H. Bringing science and education to society: raising questions and make people think in vulnerable urban contexts. The 26th Annual CHER conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, 9th–11th September 2013.
  17. Horta, H. Higher Education Research in Asia: views on an emerging community. The 26th Annual CHER conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, 9th–11th September 2013.
  18. Horta, H. From the desert to the sea: the story of a research group in microelectronics attaining worldwide research recognition against the odds. Robotics and Systems in Engineering and Science LARSyS Annual meeting. Lisbon, Portugal, 4th-5th July 2013.
  19. Horta, H. Higher Education Research in Asia: A look from internationally indexed journals in the field. Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK) Annual Conference. Hong Kong SAR, China, 23rd February 2013.
  20. Horta, H., and Duarte, J. Mobility studies: what can the survey Careers of Doctorate Holders bring to the table? The 3rd International Workshop – Sharing Best Practices in R&D and Education Statistics, Lisbon, 23rd May 2012.
  21. Horta, H. Exploring internationalisation and intra-sectoral mobility through their impact on scientific productivity and communication behaviours: a perspective from Japan. Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK) Annual Conference, Hong Kong, 25th-26th February 2012.
  22. Horta, H. The international partnership program between Portugal and US research universities: analyzing the impact on Portuguese universities. The 10th European Sociological Association, Geneva, 7th–10th September 2011.
  23. Horta, H. Exploring the effects of research unit size on academics, scientific productivity and information exchange behaviors: evidence from Portugal. The 24th Annual CHER conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, 23rd–25th June 2011.
  24. Horta, H. Public policies promoting the qualification of human resources and internationalization of academia: mobilizing change at Portuguese universities. The 23rd Annual CHER conference, Oslo, Norway, 10th-12th June 2010..
  25. Horta, H. Institutional Profiles in a Mixed-methods International Comparative Study. The 23rd Annual CHER conference, Oslo, Norway, 10th-12th June 2010.
  26. Horta, H. The competitive horizons of faculty and staff mobility in the 21st century knowledge societies: the best science, the best science in the local language or the best local scientists? ASHE 34th Annual conference, Vancouver, Canada, 4th-7th November 2009. (Roundtable organizer and participant in collaboration with Prof. Jussi Valimaa and Dr. David Hoffman)
  27. Horta, H. Organizational characteristics of research units and universities: how do they affect the faculty member’s individual scientific productivity and communication behaviors? The 31st Annual EAIR Forum in Vilnius, Lithuania, 23rd-26th August 2009.
  28. Horta, H. Internationalizing the University: When Internationalization Strategies at University Level are still Pulled by National Strategies. The 5th International Workshop on Higher Education Reforms, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, 4th-6th November 2008.
  29. Horta, H. Post-doctoral period: what long-term benefits for academia? at the 21st CHER annual conference, Pavia University, Pavia, Italy, 11th-13th September 2008.
  30. Horta, H. Structural problems in a Portuguese technical university. The NONIUS Seminar, at ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal, 16th November 2007.
  31. Horta, H. What can universities do to regain part of the public trust? The ICT, Transparency and Social Responsibility Conference, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal, 7th-9th November 2007.
  32. Horta, H. Navel grazing: academic inbreeding and scientific productivity. The Atlanta Conference on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy 2007, at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, US, 19th-20th October 2007.
  33. Horta, H. Looking at the own belly button: academic inbreeding and scientific productivity. The 20th CHER annual conference, at Dublin, Ireland, 30th August-1st September 2007.
  34. Horta, H. Measuring productivity: what is the weight of institutional incentives, resources and structure in the university’s scientific output? The 19th CHER annual conference, at Kassel, Germany, 7th-9th September 2006.
  35. Horta, H. International mobility: policy instrument to diversify? The Association for Institutional Researchers 2006 Summer Data Policy Institute, in Potomac, Maryland, US, 16th-26th June 2006.
  36. Horta, H. Which science base for small and medium sized countries? Looking at research productivity assessments to discuss scale and scope of national science policies. The 8th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation, at Lodz, Poland, 6th-8th July 2005.
  37. Horta, H. From public to market support for university research: Is Europe following the US? The 17th CHER Annual conference, at Enschede, The Netherlands, 17th-19th September 2004.
  38. Horta, H. On the role of engineering education and research on the process of technological change: a comparative analysis for 1985-2000. ISEG Globelics Academy, Lisbon, Portugal, on the 26th of May 2004.
  39. Horta, H. University Technology Transfer and Higher Education Policy. George Mason University, Arlington on the 8th of July 2003 (Doctoral Consortium in Technology Policy).

 

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