Tag Archives: research impact

New assessment tool to showcase benefits of university research

(1 November 2017) A new tool to showcase the real-world impact of Australian university research will demonstrate the vast benefits it delivers to the economy and wider community. Under the scheme, universities will document the enormous social and economic contribution made by the nation’s world-class university research. Universities Australia Chief Executive Belinda Robinson said the […]


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Elsevier acquires bepress, a leading service provider used by academic institutions to showcase their research

 (2 August 2017, New York) Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, today acquired bepress, a Berkeley, California-based business that helps academic libraries showcase and share their institutions’ research for maximum impact. Founded by three University of California, Berkeley professors in 1999, bepress allows institutions to collect, organize, preserve and disseminate […]


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NCSTE of China and Clarivate Analytics partner on international scientific research collaboration report

(4 July 2017, Beijing) China National Center for Science and Technology Evaluation (NCSTE) and Clarivate Analytics launched a collaborative report entitled China’s International Scientific Research Collaboration Landscape. The report is based on the publication and citation data of global scientific research collaboration papers from the Web of Science powered by Clarivate Analytics. In addition to bibliometrics, […]


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Gained in translation: adding value to research to inform policy

(14 June 2017) Within the social sciences, translating and sharing new knowledge is now common practice amongst many researchers and institutions across academia. From evidence briefings and summaries of literature to online blogs and presentations, a wide range of research evidence aims to engage policy and practitioner audiences so they can more easily access and […]


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Can we assess library electronic resource usage with citations, altmetrics & more ?

(12 May 2017) The question is posed by, Aaron Tay, Library Analytics Manager at Singapore Management University. Writing in his musingsinlibrarianship blog he posits that  while bibliometrics and altmetrics tend to be used to measure the impact of articles/items produced by users in terms of cites or altmetrics, is it possible to flip this around to […]


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Elsevier and Thai Academic Consortium collaborate to boost research capabilities and performance of 35 local universities ahead of Thailand 4.0

Three-year consortium license includes capacity-building initiatives and provides access to and indexing of Thai and other regional journals in Elsevier’s Scopus database (28 April 2017, Bangkok, Thailand) Elsevier today announced a three-year collaboration with the Thai-journal Citation Index (TCI) Centre and Thailand Research Fund (TRF) to generate exposure, improve impact and increase collaboration opportunities for […]


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Female scientists are considerably more likely to be mistakenly cited as if they were males than vice versa

(19 April 2017) Gender stereotypes appear so enduring that certain prestigious professions continue to be almost exclusively associated with the male gender. Michał Krawczyk sought to discover if scientist was one such profession by studying the citations to a large sample of academic publications and identifying cases of gender misattribution of the cited author. Although […]


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Kudos and PubFactory partner to increase reach and impact of research content

(13 March 2017) Following PubFactory client De Gruyter’s successful pilot with Kudos, PubFactory further invests in Author Services by partnering with Kudos to deliver tools and services to publishers that increase dissemination and visibility of their research content. The current connection between PubFactory and Kudos allows for automatic transmission of publication data enabling Kudos to […]


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10 clever tips for promoting your research online

(15 November 2016) Promoting your research online is vital if you need to provide evidence of the online engagement for your work, particularly when applying for promotion or tenure and funding. In this Altmetric blog post Josh Clark shares the tips as well as the tools you’ll need to spread the word about your work […]


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Kudos announces pilot integration with PaperHive, helping authors track and manage conversations about their publications

(30 August 2016) Kudos (growkudos.com), the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, has partnered with PaperHive (paperhive.org) to facilitate annotations and conversations around research articles. Like Kudos, PaperHive supports copyright-compliant sharing of research articles. Through PaperHive, researchers can read collaboratively, annotate and share research articles, with access rights managed by […]


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The ASEAN group nearly doubled its share of the world’s research papers since 2006

(25 August 2016, Singapore) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN collectively almost doubled its share of the world’s research papers (scientific literature), and increased its patenting activity, a common industry measure of innovation, by more than 40% in the last three years. These are just some of the key findings from the “ASEAN […]


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Kudos announces pilot integration with ScholarOne to help authors explain their research articles

(10 May 2016) Kudos  the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, has partnered with Thomson Reuters’ ScholarOne manuscript submission and peer review system to facilitate the capture and dissemination of plain language summaries of research articles. Plain language explanations of research help to broaden usage of research by increasing the […]


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Movers and shakers in the world of high-quality scientific research

(20 April 2016, London) The US is the world’s largest contributor to high-quality scientific research papers, followed by China and Germany, according to the Nature Index 2016 Tables. Of the top ten countries in the Nature Index, only China has shown double digit compound annual growth between 2012 and 2015 with some of its universities […]


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Bumper year end signals ongoing success for Kudos

(12 January 2016) Kudos, the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications has reported that an unprecedented number of new clients joined its services during December 2015: American Association of Petroleum Geologists American Nuclear Society American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) GlassTree Academic Publishing Harrington Park Press Hogrefe Publishing Group […]


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Kudos wins the ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing

(11 September 2015)  – Kudos, which helps maximize the reach and impact of research publications has been awarded the 2015 ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing. The award was presented at the ALPSP International Conference at London Heathrow; the judges “were particularly impressed with the fact that [Kudos] is not a closed community – it can […]


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