Event: Understanding (your) research metrics

Registration via https://event.ugent.be/registration/UnderstandResearchMetrics from 08-12-2022 14:41 until 13-02-2023 09:30


Generally speaking for researchers, the availability of metrics depends on your research output being available online. Individual researchers might use metrics as evidence for job or grant applications or to inform a publication and communication strategy. Beyond personal interest, research metrics are used to rank and to benchmark universities and to drive policy and funding decisions.

This workshop will give an overview of different research metric and address the need for responsible metrics, by putting these traditional and next generation metrics in context by discussing their benefits and limitations. This will include a demonstration on how to use InCites to monitor more traditional research metrics and Altmetric Explorer to provide research metrics on all types of research output.

Additionally, we will demonstrate the tools to increase your research visibility like ORCID. ORCID is an unique author identifier that helps researchers to distinguish themselves and their work from that of other researchers. In this workshop, researchers can take the opportunity to register for an ORCID identifier, to update their ORCID iD and to explore the options for ORCID integration in the Academic Bibliography of Ghent University ('Biblio') and other tools (such as Publons and Scopus iD).

We will also tackle the importance of correctly affiliating Ghent University and/or Ghent University Hospital for research visibility.

In conclusion, research that is (openly) available, will be accessible to more people and will, therefore, have a greater impact. The workshop will assist you in raising the awareness of the importance of your research metrics and increasing visibility of your research.

Register Option Description Location When? Cost in EUR Available Seats

Understanding (your) research metrics


13-02-2023 10:00 - 11:30