Los resultados del REF2014 del Reino Unido marca el camino a seguir en la evaluación científica

Entrada publicada originalmente en el Blok de BiD el día 13 de diciembre de 2017. Empiezan a aparecer nuevas noticias sobre el REF2021, el ejercicio evaluativo más importante para el sistema científico en el Reino Unido. Se tratará de la segunda ocasión en la que se evalúa a las universidades británicas según el sistema actual. Read more about Los resultados del REF2014 del Reino Unido marca el camino a seguir en la evaluación científica[…]

Notes on papers I read this week (I)

Cañibano, C. & Bozeman, B. Curriculum vitae method in science policy and research evaluation: the state-of-the-art. Research Evaluation, 18(2), 86-94 This paper reviews the use of CV analysis in science policy. The value of CVs lies in the fact that they serve as personal services advertisement and the fact that researchers are strongly encouraged to Read more about Notes on papers I read this week (I)[…]

Scientific excellence is just one of the many paths to societal impact

Recently the LSE Impact blog posted and entry by Richard Woolley and I where we comment on the dangers of trying to link scientific excellence and societal impact. Assessing the societal impact of research is now the big challenge in research evaluation. Until recently, evaluative and policy efforts were placed on promoting the so-called ‘excellent Read more about Scientific excellence is just one of the many paths to societal impact[…]

International collaboration: It is not only a matter of with whom but with how many?

Collaboration through co-authorship is a long studied field of work in scientometrics. The notion of international collaboration has been widely acknowledged through bibliometric data as a positive factor to improve the citation impact and visibility of publications. What is more, the share of international collaboration is an indicator of success used in many evaluation exercises at Read more about International collaboration: It is not only a matter of with whom but with how many?[…]

esss 2017: European Summer School for Scientometrics

Berlin, Germany September 17 – 22, 2017 http://www.esss.info Dear colleagues, We are happy to announce that this year’s registration for the European Summer School for Scientometrics (esss) is open NOW. The event will take place in Berlin, Germany from September 17 – 22, 2017. Like in previous years the programme offers an Introduction to Bibliometrics, Read more about esss 2017: European Summer School for Scientometrics[…]

Living bibliography on Open Access

Bachrach, S. (1998, September 4). INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:Who Should Own Scientific Papers? Science. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). https://doi.org/10.1126/science.281.5382.1459 Björk, B.-C., Welling, P., Laakso, M., Majlender, P., Hedlund, T., & Guðnason, G. (2010, June 23). Open Access to the Scientific Journal Literature: Situation 2009. (E. Scalas, Ed.), PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science Read more about Living bibliography on Open Access[…]

A living bibliography on the evaluation of monographs

Giménez-Toledo, E., Mañana-Rodríguez, J., Engels, T. C. E., Ingwersen, P., Pölönen, J., Sivertsen, G., … Zuccala, A. A. (2016, February 15). Taking scholarly books into account: current developments in five European countries. Scientometrics. Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-016-1886-5 Ossenblok, T. L. B., Verleysen, F. T., & Engels, T. C. E. (2014, January 22). Coauthorship of journal articles Read more about A living bibliography on the evaluation of monographs[…]