The course Bibliometrics and Scientometrics for Research Evaluation offers a deep insight into the use of citation analysis, bibliometric visualization, and other related tools for evaluating scientific research. Information on the course, including the course program, is offered below.
The course aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding of citation analysis and bibliometric visualization, focusing on their use in research evaluation. After completing the course, you will be able to:
The course aims to serve a broad audience that includes anyone with a professional interest in citation analysis, bibliometric visualization, and other scientometric tools for research evaluation. The course is most beneficial for participants that already have some basic knowledge on bibliometrics and citation analysis.
In order to have optimal possibilities for interaction with the lecturers, the number of participants in the course is limited to 20. Participants are expected to bring their own laptop with them.
The course is provided by the following lecturers:
Clara Calero-Medina, PhD: Clara is a senior researcher and bibliometric consultant at CWTS. She has a background in Economics, and Science and Technologies Studies. Her research interest is related with network analysis applied to scientific publications and structure of scientific organizations. Clara is the coordinator of this course.
Vincent Traag, PhD: Vincent is senior researcher at CWTS. He has a background in sociology, and applied mathematics. At CWTS he is responsible for the Modeling Science research line. In addition to his scientific research, Traag also acts as a bibliometric consultant at the CWTS.
Martijn Visser, MA: Martijn Visser is a researcher at CWTS. For many years Martijn has been primarily engaged in contract research conducting numerous research evaluation studies. He has published on a variety of topic primarily concerning bibliometric methods. Among his research interests are the limitations and opportunities of bibliometric data sources.