International Center for the Study of Research

Organization profile

Organization profile

The mission of the International Center for the Study of Research (ICSR) is to further the study of research and thus to contribute to the evidence base supporting the practice of research strategy, evaluation and policy. Our vision is a world in which decisions informed by such evidence benefit research and society.

Nature of Collaboration

ICSR Research

Our research themes were identified in close collaboration with the ICSR Advisory Board and encompass seven areas where new research can help drive positive change.


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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