Bibliometrics Conference
National and Institutional Perspectives on Metrics Based Research Evaluation

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Bibliometrics Conference: National and Institutional Perspectives on Metrics Based Research Evaluation

Join Us at the Conference on National and Institutional Perspectives on Metrics Based Research Evaluation

Overview
Date: 16 -17 April 2009
Venue: Queensland Brain Institute Auditorium (Level 7)
The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

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Metrics-based research evaluation is gaining increasing importance in assessing research performance on international, national and institutional levels.

International university ranking lists, national-based research assessment schemes and institutional approaches are now an established feature of the research assessment landscape. Access to data, ensuring quality and developing reasonable indicators are of pivotal importance in the success of these undertakings.

To address these issues Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of bibliographic and citation information, and The University of Queensland, have the pleasure of inviting you to the National and Institutional Perspectives on Metrics-Based Research Evaluation.

Invited International and Australian speakers will be addressing critical issues of research evaluation from their national perspectives. Distinguished speakers include:

  • Professor Charles Oppenheim, Loughborough University, UK, HEFCE advisor on the Research Excellence Framework (REF) in the UK,
  • Andrew Calder, Director of Research Evaluation Branch, Australian Research Council
  • Warren James Smart, Senior Research Analyst, Ministry of Education, New Zealand
  • Professor Nian Cai Liu, Jiao Tong Shanghai University, China
  • Dr Robert Tijssen, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Institutional perspectives will be addressed in papers by our Australian colleagues. There will be a plenary session on the role of modern university library in supporting research evaluation and practical data management and analysis.

Agenda & Speakers
Date: 16 -17 April 2009
Venue: Queensland Brain Institute Auditorium (Level 7)
The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

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Presentations

Conference podcasts available here

DAY 1 – THURSDAY, 16 APRIL 2009

Keynote: The United Kingdom’s Approach to Evaluating Research
PDF 114 KB
Professor Charles Oppenheim, Loughborough University, United Kingdom

National Systems
Discipline, Department or Individual? Assessing Research Quality in Australia − the ERA Approach
PDF 242 KB
Mr Andrew Calder, Australian Research Council

Academic Ranking of World Universities and the Performance of Asia Pacific Universities
PDF 184 KB
Professor Nian Cai Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

The Use of Bibliometrics to Monitor the Performance of the New Zealand Tertiary Education System
PDF 720 KB
Mr Warren Smart, Ministry of Education, New Zealand

Research Evaluation at the Institutional Level (Part 1)
Keynote: Indicators of Knowledge Transfer, Commercialisation and Utilisation: Facing the Challenges
PDF 676 KB
Dr Robert Tijssen, Associate Professor, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, The Netherlands

Global Comparisons of University Research: Issues and Opportunities
PDF 2723 KB
Mr Tony Sheil, Griffith University

Creating Australian-Specific Journal Sets: The Reasons for Doing So, and Implications for Citation Benchmarks
PDF 3723 KB
Ms Linda Butler, Australian National University

Research Evaluation at the Institutional Level (Part 2)
Assessing Staff Research Productivity Within an Australian School of Population Health
PDF 3723 KB
Professor Alan Lopez and Ms Danielle Penn, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland

Making the Most of Citation Data: The Integration of Thomson Reuters Web of Science and UWA's Research Management System, Socrates
PDF 2700 KB
Professor Robyn Owens, University of Western Australia

Correlations Between RAE Scores and Bibliometric Measures
PDF 45 KB
Professor Charles Oppenheim, Loughborough University, United Kingdom

DAY 2 – FRIDAY, 17 APRIL 2009

The University Library and Research Evaluation
Keynote: The University Library as a Key Player in the Research Evaluation Process
PDF 1388 KB
Mr Keith Webster, The University of Queensland

Innovation in Research Support Services: How an Academic Library Can Make a Difference
PDF 53 KB
Mr Andrew Wells, University of New South Wales

Publication Management Systems Integration
Scripted Solutions to Solving Our Bibliometric Nightmare
PDF 1459 KB
Ms Kate Sergeant, University of South Australia

ResearcherID and University Publication Data: A Case Study at The University of Queensland PDF 1932 KB
ResearcherID PDF 2208 KB
Dr Amberyn Thomas, The University of Queensland; Mr Renny Guida and Ms Ellen Rotenberg, Thomson Reuters

Identifying Researchers Using People Australia
PDF2093 KB
Mr Basil Dewhurst, The National Library of Australia


Jointly organized by:
Thomson Reuters and The University of Queensland Australia