Seminar: Introduction to bibliometrics and other quantitative performance measures (Linda Butler, ANU)

Tuesday 24 July
CSU Wagga Wagga Campus
Convention Centre, Gulballana Room C
The seminar, conducted as part of a workshop for RQF Research Grouping Coordinators, is open to any interested academic staff.
Introduction to bibliometrics and other quantitative performance measures
RQF metrics and discipline based tiered rankings
Afternoon tea
Group discussion: Application of RQF metrics at CSU

Linda Butler is the head of the Research Evaluation and Policy Project, which was established in the Research School of Social Sciences, ANU in 1994.

‘Australia’s leading expert in bibliometric analysis, and has undertaken detailed studies using the international journal literature to judge Australia’s standing in research, and to identify its institutional and disciplinary areas of strength and weakness. Her findings on the effects of using publication counts to determine the distribution of some research funding to universities has had significant public policy impact.
Linda’s expertise is widely sought in the current climate of increased interest in assessing the impact research, both in Australia and internationally. She chaired the Department of Education, Science and Training’s RQF Metrics Working Group, and continues to provide advice to the Department on the development of the RQF.’

RSVP: Please complete the attendance list by 5.00pm Friday 20 July

Note: RQF Research Grouping Coordinators already attending the RQF Workshop do not need to RSVP for the seminar.