Bio

I am Nicolas Robinson-Garcia, PhD (International Doctorate) in Social Sciences. I am a Juan de la Cierva-Formación Fellow researcher at Ingenio (CSIC-Universidad Politècnica de Valencia) under the supervision of Ismael Rafols. During my PhD I was visiting researcher at the CWTS at Leiden University. I was also member of the Department of Library Studies of the University of Granada where I have taught several courses on information management and archives. I have taught several online courses and collaborate as a consultant for EC3metrics  spin-off.

I am specialised in the field of bibliometrics. The main research lines I have worked on are: 1) disciplinary biases of university rankings, 2) the development of indicators for assessing the SSH and 3) the study of new metrics and data sources. I am currently interested on the understanding of the different roles of researchers and on the analysis of research evaluation schemes largely based on quantitative indicators.

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Latest news

  • March 23, 2017. The post ‘How to make altmetrics useful in societal impact assessments: shifting from citation to interaction approaches’ was posted at the LSE Impact blog. Blog postOA paper.
  • March 19-23, 2017. Short visit to Indiana University at Bloomington to work with Cassidy R. Sugimoto and her team.
  • March 16, 2017. I was invited to participate with a short presentation entitled ‘Developing mobility indicators based on bibliometric data’ in a session of the research group led by Alan Porter and Jan Youtie at Georgia Institute of Technology. This presentation is part of on-going research on scientific mobility.
  • March 14, 2017. The working paper Using Almetrics for Contextualised Mapping of Societal Impact: From Hits to Networks’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, T.N. van Leeuwen and I. Rafols it is now publicly available. OA paper.

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