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SDG-to-Research – Other Mapping Initiatives

SDG-to-Research – Literature & References

  • ERiC – Evaluating Research in Context

    • L. van Drooge, P. van den Besselaar, G. M. F. Elsen, M. de Haas, J. J. van den Heuvel, H. Maassen van den Brink, B. van der Meulen, J. B. Spaapen, and R. Westenbrink. Evaluating the societal relevance of academic research: A guide. EriC-Evaluating Research in Context, 2010. Publisher: ERiC-Evaluating Research in Context. http://www.siampi.eu/Content/ERiC%20Guide%202010.pdf  

  • Conference paper

    • Rui Zhang, Maéva Vignes, Ulrich Steiner, and Arthur Zimek. Matching research publications to the united nations’ sustainable development goals by multi-label-learning with hierarchical categories. In 2020 IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/DSAA49011.2020.00066  

  • SDG’s: A Bibliometric Mapping Analysis

    • Prieto-Jiménez, E.; López-Catalán, L.; López-Catalán, B.; Domínguez-Fernández, G. Sustainable Development Goals and Education: A Bibliometric Mapping Analysis. Sustainability 2021, 13, 2126. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13042126 

  • University of Leicester Paper on SDG mapping

  • Mapping Collaborations and Partnerships in SDG Research.

    • Payumo J, He G, Manjunatha AC, Higgins D, Calvert S. Mapping Collaborations and Partnerships in SDG Research. Front Res Metr Anal. 2021;5:612442. Published 2021 Feb 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/frma.2020.612442   

  • Mapping interactions between sustainable development goals

    • Nilsson, M., Chisholm, E., Griggs, D. et al. Mapping interactions between the sustainable development goals: lessons learned and ways forward. Sustain Sci 13, 1489–1503 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-018-0604-z  

  • Bergen paper on mappings

    • Caroline S. Armitage, Marta Lorenz, Susanne Mikki. Mapping scholarly publications related to the Sustainable Development Goals: Do independent bibliometric approaches get the same results? https://doi.org/10.1162/qss_a_00071  

  • Aurora network Paper on SDGs

    • Maurice Vanderfeesten, René Otten, and Eike Spielberg. Search queries for “mapping research output to the sustainable development goals (SDGs)” v5.0.2. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4883250 

  • critical review

  • Aurora network White Paper on using SDGs-to-Research mapping for University leadership

    • Maurice Vanderfeesten and René Otten. Societal relevant impact: Potential analysis for aurora-network university leaders to strengthen collaboration on societal challenges. Aurora-Network Norwich 2017 (Aurora2017). https://DOI.org/10.5281/zenodo.1045839 

  • Bibliometric overview of SDGs in Scientific Literature.

    • Meschede, C. The Sustainable Development Goals in Scientific Literature: A Bibliometric Overview at the Meta-Level. Sustainability 2020, 12, 4461. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12114461  

  • Analysing the role of HEIs and research centres in sustainability research

    • Nuria Bautista-Puig, Ana Marta Aleixo, Susana Leal, Ulisses Azeiteiro, Rodrigo Costas . Unveiling the research landscape of Sustainable Development Goals and their inclusion in Higher Education Institutions and Research Centers: major trends in 2000-2017. arXiv https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.04895v1  

  • Conference paper

    • Ismael Rafols, Ed Noyons, Hugo Confraria, and Tommaso Ciarli. Visualising plural mappings of science for sustainable development goals (SDGs). SocArXiv, 2021. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/yfqbd  

  • literature survey

    • Lutz Bornmann. What is societal impact of research and how can it be assessed? a literature survey. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 64(2):217–233, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.22803 

SDG-to-Research – Datasets

  • Elsevier Dataset | SDG Queries 2019

    • Bamini Jayabalasingham, Roy Boverhof, Kevin Agnew, and L. Klein. Identifying research supporting the united nations sustainable development goals. Mendeley Data, 1, 2019. Publisher: Mendeley. https://doi.org/10.17632/87txkw7khs.1    

  • Elsevier Dataset |  SDG Queries 2021

    • Maxime Rivest, Yury Kashnitsky, Alexandre Bédard-Vallée, David Campbell, Paul Khayat, Isabelle Labrosse, Henrique Pinheiro, Simon Provençal, Guillaume Roberge, and Chris James. Improving the scopus and aurora queries to identify research that supports the united nations sustainable development goals (SDGs) 2021. Mendeley, 2, 2021. Publisher: Mendeley. https://doi.org/10.17632/9sxdykm8s4.3  

  • Aurora network Data | SDG Queries 2020

    • Maurice Vanderfeesten, René Otten, and Eike Spielberg. Search queries for “mapping research output to the sustainable development goals (SDGs)” v5.0.2. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4883250 

  • Aurora network Dataset | SDG Survey data (use for evaluating SDG classification models)

  • Aurora network SDG Dataset | SDG Text analysis data (use for improving SDG classification models based on survey data)

    • Maurice Vanderfeesten, Eike Spielberg, and Linda Hasse. Text analyses of survey data on “mapping research output to the sustainable development goals (SDGs)” https://DOI.org/10.5281/zenodo.3832090  

  • A controlled vocabulary containing closely related terms, based on word vectors.

    • Duran-Silva, Nicolau, Fuster, Enric, Massucci, Francesco Alessandro, & Quinquillà, Arnau. (2019). A controlled vocabulary defining the semantic perimeter of Sustainable Development Goals (Version 1.2). http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3567769

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