Nobel Laureates and the Economic Impact of Research: A Case Study
We ran data on the scientific publications of 37 laureates of the Nobel prizes in Medicine, Physics and Chemistry. The results showed that those laureates have produced knowledge that has been taken up in innovation more widely than the work of the average US or world scientist.
When Evaluating Research, Different Metrics Tell Us Different Things
Metrics from different sources are compared in two studies published as preprints. The research indicated that altmetrics, as currently framed, are significantly weaker indicators of research quality - as measured by expert peers’ assessments - than traditional metrics.
“How’s my paper doing?” It’s such a simple question, and in today’s hyperconnected world it’s relatively easy to work out who’s reading and talking about your scientific publications. But are there conversations you might be overlooking?