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2013-10-30 16:02:30

Models universities partially use to forecast scientists' future contributions are not as reliable as previously thought. In a recent study, Aalto University and IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca researchers demonstrate mathematical analysis of past performance cannot reliably determine the future performance. This means that current models dangerously overestimate the predictability and should not be used for career advancement decision process. "Based on our results, the...

2013-10-15 12:23:47

Allocation of resources in the scientific community is increasingly based on various quantitative indicators. One of the most important indicators of scientific quality is how often research is cited. However, a new doctoral thesis in theory of science from the University of Gothenburg shows that the number of citations is a poor measurement of the quality of research. 'Citations occur when a researcher provides a reference to previous research results to for example back up a claim....

2013-08-29 04:20:39

Italy outperforms Spain and is on par with France in its academic research impact PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, recently collaborated with the Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del sistema Universitario e della Ricerca (ANVUR), Italy's national agency for the evaluation of universities and research centers, for the...

2013-07-23 23:04:29

The journal, Invasive Plant Science and Management, received its first Impact Factor from Thomson Reuters. Co-published by the Weed Science Society of America and Allen Press, IPSM is proud to announce an Impact Factor of 0.982. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Two years ago, Invasive Plant Science and Management (IPSM) was accepted into the Thomson Reuters collection of journals that are included in the annual Journal Citation Reports (JCR). For the first time in 2013, IPSM has...

2013-06-19 12:23:11

More than 10,000 journals in 83 countries receive their Journal Impact Factor PHILADELPHIA, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the release of the 2013 edition of its Journal Citation Reports(®) (JCR), the world's most influential resource for evaluating peer-reviewed publications and the source of the annual...

2012-11-20 08:26:09

AMSTERDAM, November 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- University library introduces and promotes bibliometrics to help improve the university's research impact Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, and the University of Surrey, U.K., have signed a three-year agreement for access to Elsevier's research performance benchmarking tool SciVal Strata....

2012-09-13 23:18:18

A medical school committee is weighing whether to hire a promising young neuroscientist. Will she have a brilliant future as a researcher, publish in top journals and nab abundant research funds? If only there were a crystal ball. Wait, now there is! A new Northwestern Medicine study published Sept. 13 in Nature offers the first formula that accurately predicts a young scientist's success up to 10 years into the future and could be useful for hiring and funding decisions. Currently,...

2012-08-23 23:00:24

A Strong Impact Factor for a Growing Medical Journal Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Thomson Reuters has recently released the 2011 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR), showing new impact factors for several of Dove Medical Press journals, including Clinical Interventions in Aging. The JCR provides information about highly-cited, peer reviewed publications and is the source of the new Journal Impact Factors. The 2011 impact factor for Clinical Interventions in Aging (CIA) has...

2012-08-08 23:00:43

A Strong Impact Factor for an Up and Coming Scientific Journal Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Thomson Reuters has just released the 2011 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR), showing new impact factors for several of Dove Medical Press journals, including Patient Preference and Adherence. The JCR provides information about highly-cited, peer reviewed publications and is the source of the new Journal Impact Factors. The 2011 impact factor for the Patient Preference and...

2012-08-08 23:00:41

Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment comes of age with its first Impact Factor Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Thomson Reuters has recently released the 2011 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR), showing new impact factors for several of Dove Medical Press journals, including Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment. The JCR provides information about highly-cited, peer reviewed publications and is the source of the new Journal Impact Factors. The 2011 impact factor for...