Citations are increasingly used as performance indicators in research policy and within the research system. In a new article it is argued that citations reflect aspects related to scientific impact but not to other key dimensions of research quality.
A new R-QUEST policy brief, on evaluating and improving research-society relations, is launched. Click here to download.
Figure 1 Heavy Favour Physics Co-Nomination Map (software used: Gephi 0.9.2) This week, the ‘fields of physics experiment’ of R-Quest moves into its next... Read More
The Danish Ministry of Education and Research are considering changing the model for allocation the universities’ basic funding for research, and has appointed an... Read More
A new R-QUEST policy brief, on the effects of performance based funding, is launched. Click here to download.
This week, we launched the heavy flavour physics co-nomination survey, which is a part of the ‘fields of physics’ experiment. The experiment examines the... Read More
The Ph.D. project will adapt methods for automated analysis of the textual context around citations, to create measures to describe aspects of scientific discourse and the... Read More
Date and time: November 1., 14.00 – 17.00 Place: NIFU, Tøyen, 11th floor. We invite you to a seminar to discuss impact cases in research evaluations. The... Read More
NIFU hereby announces a vacant PhD Fellowship at R-QUEST. The position is dedicated to the study of research quality, and the successful candidate will... Read More