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Journal ranks 2015

Back in February I wrote about our new bibliometric paper describing a new way to rank journals, which I still contend is a fairer representation of relative citation-based rankings. 329 more words


Research Impact in July

July’s Research Bites programme is all about Research Impact. Just turn up, no need to book!

REF Impact 101

Monday 4th July, 12pm, Bowland North SR 19… 230 more words

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Explaining the g-index: trying to keep it simple

For many years now, I’ve had a good grip on what the h-index is all about: if you would like to follow this blogpost all about the g-index, then please make sure that you already understand the h-index. 1,425 more words


Cultures of counting: Metrics through a critical lens

Some Research Bites attendees may be interested in the Cultures of counting: Metrics through a critical lens seminar on Tuesday 24th May, 1-3pm.

In this seminar, James Wilsdon, who chaired…

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Measuring the Academic Impact of Higher Education Institutions and Research Centres

Although research impact metrics can be used to evaluate individual academics, there are other measures that could be used to rank and compare academic institutions. Several international ranking schemes for universities use citations to estimate the institutions’ impact. 899 more words


Using Scival to find Economic Impact

Scival have recently introduced an Economic Impact measure which you can find in the Overview section of the tool.  This uses information from around the world to find patents which cite publications from Swansea University, potentially showing an effect on industry. 71 more words

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