Multidisciplinary research in SpainA network perspective

  1. Silvia Díaz de la Fuente 1
  2. Virginia Ahedo García 1
  3. Jorge Caro Saiz 1
  4. María Pereda 2
  5. José Ignacio Santos Martín 1
  6. José Manuel Galán Ordax 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Burgos
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    Universidad de Burgos

    Burgos, España

    ROR https://ror.org/049da5t36

  2. 2 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
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    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/03n6nwv02

Journal:
Dirección y organización: Revista de dirección, organización y administración de empresas

ISSN: 1132-175X

Year of publication: 2021

Issue: 74

Pages: 39-53

Type: Article

DOI: 10.37610/DYO.V0I74.601 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2021
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.201
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 245/351
  • Area: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 253/368

Índice Dialnet de Revistas

  • Year 2021
  • Journal Impact: 0.120
  • Field: ECONOMÍA Quartile: C3 Rank in field: 89/163

CIRC

  • Social Sciences: B

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2021
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 1.0
  • Area: Business, Management and Accounting (all) Percentile: 28
  • Area: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Percentile: 26

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Year 2021
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.15
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: MANAGEMENT Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 354/393

Abstract

This contribution presents a network approach to analyse the current situation of multidisciplinary research in Spain. To this aim, all coordinated projects funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation in the 2013-2018 timeframe have been considered as a proxy for multidisciplinarity. The information on each institution has been complemented with its geographical location (latitude, longitude and autonomous community) as well as with its position according to the Scimago Institutions Rankings. Two networks were built: the network of the interactions between institutions and the network of thematic areas. Topological analyses were conducted on the two. Our results show that the two networks have a clear modular structure, and the role detection analyses conducted on both networks provide relevant insights into the relative importance of the different research institutions and thematic areas respectively.

Funding information

The authors acknowledge financial support from the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (excellence networks HAR2017-90883-REDC and RED2018-E102518-ET, as well as FEDER (Spain/EU) grant PGC2018-098186-B-I00 (BASIC)); and from the Junta de Castilla y León - Consejería de Educación through BDNS 425389, the predoctoral grants awarded to Virginia Ahedo and Silvia Díaz-de la Fuente (supported by the European Social Fund) and the financial aid awarded to Silvia Díaz-de la Fuente, destined to employ research assistants by Public Universities of Castilla y León, being aimed at young people registered in the National System of Youth Guarantee and co-supported by the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative. We also acknowledge Santander Supercomputación support group at the University of Cantabria who provided access to the supercomputer Altamira Supercomputer at the Institute of Physics of Cantabria (IFCA-CSIC), member of the Spanish Supercomputing Network, for performing simulations/analyses.

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