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Postdoc Fellowship at NIFU dedicated to the study of Research Quality

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NIFU hereby announces a vacant Postdoc position at our Centre for Research Quality and Policy Impact Studies (R-QUEST).

Can citation indicators be used to assess research quality?

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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.

Normal and extraordinary impact

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A new R-QUEST policy brief, on evaluating and improving research-society relations, is launched. Click here to download.

The ‘Fields of Physics Experiment’ Update: Launching the Co-Nomination Questionnaire to Map Quantum Many-Body Physics of Ultracold Atoms

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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

R-QUEST affiliates in expert panel for strengthening the quality of Danish research

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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

Effects of performance based funding

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A new R-QUEST policy brief, on the effects of performance based funding, is launched. Click here to download.

First round of heavy flavour physics co-nomination survey now launched

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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

New Ph.d student Erlend Langørgen

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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

Seminar November 1.: On impact cases in research evaluations

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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

Vacant PhD Fellowship at R-QUEST/NIFU

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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