Publications

In 2018, Science-Metrix was mandated by the Centre de Recherche Informatique de Montréal (CRIM) to conduct an impact study of the Centre. The study aimed to complement periodic evaluations of CRIM... MORE
In February 2019 the European Commission Directorate-General for Research & Innovation released the ERA Progress Report 2018. This is the fourth iteration of the ERA Progress Report series and... MORE
In 2018, the Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) mandated Science-Metrix to provide an external, objective assessment of Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP), specifically over the... MORE
This report presents the results of the Evaluation of the Marine Microbiology Initiative (MMI), prepared for the Measurement, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Unit of the Moore Foundation. Specifically... MORE
In preparation for the Science & Engineering Indicators (SEI) report 2020, NCSES is investigating how it could further update its set of bibliometric indicators specifically regarding the... MORE
The Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) has been winding down operations throughout 2018. As part of this process, the CNBC was seeking to summarize its research activity over the last several... MORE
Struck, B., Durning M., Roberge, G. and Campbell, D. (2018). Modelling the effects of open access, gender and collaboration on citation outcomes: Replicating, expanding and drilling. Conference paper... MORE
Struck B., Durning M., Roberge G., & Campbell D. (2018). Modelling the effects of open access, gender and collaboration on citation outcomes: Replicating, expanding and drilling 23rd... MORE
Science-Metrix was commissioned by SRI International, on behalf of the National Science Foundation, to develop measures and indicators of research and patent activity using bibliometrics and patent... MORE
This report presents a promising approach to measure the proportion of women’s authorship in scientific publications and to develop other indicators related to the participation of women in science.... MORE
This report details population-level measurements of the open access (OA) availability of publications indexed in two bibliometric databases—the Web of Science (WoS) by Clarivate Analytics and Scopus... MORE
Côté G. (2017). Collaboration between men and women in science: a bibliometric analysis of scientific activity by gender and co-authorship between men and women Science of Team Science (SciTS) 2017... MORE
Campbell, D., Struck, B., Tippett, C., and Roberge, G. (2017). Impact of multidisciplinary research on innovation. Conference paper presented by David Campbell at 16th International Conference on... MORE
Struck, D. B., Roberge, G., & Campbell D. (2017) Science & Technology Indicators 2017, Paris, France Presented by Brooke Struck (7 September 2017) Citation rates are frequently used as a... MORE
In the midst of the big data revolution, the public and private sectors must be proactive in finding new ways to exploit novel data sources and underutilized administrative data. Within a... MORE
"The Global Ocean Science Report (GOSR) assesses for the first time the status and trends in ocean science capacity around the world. The report offers a global record of who, how, and where ocean... MORE
From September 2015 to December 2016, the Science-Metrix Evaluation Services team conducted an evaluation of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). This evaluation focused... MORE
This monitoring exercise assesses the current state and recent evolution of the European Research Area (ERA), covering both the ERA as a whole and the 41 countries that compose it. Following the 2015... MORE
The European Research Area (ERA) Monitoring Handbook of indicators has been developed to accompany the 2016 ERA Monitoring Report. It provides guidance on the theoretical underpinnings, the... MORE
Between April and July 2016, Science-Metrix was mandated to carry out the data integration and final reporting phase of the comprehensive evaluation of the development results (CEDR) of the African... MORE
McMillan, G. S., St-Louis Lalonde, B., Bezzina, F. H., & Casey, D. L. (2016). International Journal of Innovation Science, 8(3), 269–287. Abstract The Triple Helix model of academia, government... MORE
Campbell, D., Tippett, C. and Archambault, E. (2016) Presented by David Campbell (November 8, 2016) As part of the Gender Summit 9 plenary session Improving quality of STEM gender equality indicators... MORE
This report presents the comprehensive methodology implemented by the She Figures 2015 research team in producing the new research and innovation (R&I) output indicators that were integrated into... MORE
Roberge, G. (2016) Presented by Guillaume Roberge (April 9, 2016) Researcher mobility is a prominent feature of the academic landscape, driven early on by salary considerations and later in a career... MORE
St-Louis, B., Roberge, G., Lavoie, R., Campbell, D., Côté, G., and Archambault, E. (2016) Presentation by Bastien St-Louis (April 3, 2016) Homophily is a measure used in social network analysis to... MORE
Conference presentation by Grégoire Côté (2016) Following on from Science-Metrix’s work on scientific collaboration networks for the European Commission, this conference presentation outlined study... MORE
This report presents the results of an evaluation of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) Insight Grants (IG) and Insight Development Grants (IDG). The evaluation addressed... MORE
This study, conducted for the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), used bibliometric measures to determine Canada’s position on the world stage in Natural Sciences... MORE
Working towards gender equality is an essential part of European research and innovation (R&I) policy. Since 2003, the European Commission’s triennial She Figures have monitored new developments... MORE
The She Figures Handbook 2015 has been developed to accompany the She Figures publication. It contains methodological details on the collection of data and the calculation of all indicators in the... MORE
This report presents the results of the first evaluation of the Alberta Prion Research Institute. This summative evaluation, conducted in 2015/16, focused on identifying successes, impacts and... MORE
Campbell, D., Deschamps, P., Côté, G., Roberge, G., Lefebvre, C., and Archambault, E. (2015). Application of an “interdisciplinarity” metric at the paper level and its use in a comparative analysis... MORE
Science-Metrix has prepared the bibliometric and technometric statistics for three chapters of the Science & Engineering Indicators 2016 (SEI 2016). Elsevier’s Scopus database was selected for... MORE
Science-Metrix has prepared the bibliometric and technometric statistics for three chapters of the Science & Engineering Indicators 2016 (SEI 2016). This technical documentation report details... MORE
In 2014, Science-Metrix was mandated by the National Research Council Canada (NRC) to conduct an evaluation of the Business Innovation Access Program (BIAP). The evaluation was completed in mid-2015... MORE
Science-Metrix was mandated by RAND EUROPE to provide a bibliometric analysis of the UK’s dementia research landscape covering the dementias identified as relevant by the client. RAND EUROPE's final... MORE
The Science-Metrix bibliometrics team contributed bibliometric and technometric indicators to the publication UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030. The report provides country and regional synopses of... MORE
The Study on Network Analysis of the 7th Framework Programme Participation report examines the effectiveness of FP7’s network approach in achieving EU research policy objectives and fostering Europe’... MORE
In June 2015, Science-Metrix successfully completed the largest bibliometric study in Europe for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research & Innovation. The project, which lasted... MORE
Xu, Z. and Archambault, É. (2015). Chinese interpreting studies: structural determinants of MA students' career choices. Scientometrics, published online 9 September 2015, pp. 1–18. Abstract During... MORE
The She Figures publication is the main source of pan-European, comparable statistics on the state of gender equality in research and innovation. It covers a wide range of themes, including the... MORE
The Agence Nationale de Promotion de la Recherche Scientifique (ANPR) in Tunisia benefited from the project PASRI (Projet d’Appui au Système de Recherche et de l’Innovation) to conduct a study on the... MORE
This report presents the findings of the evaluation of Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan’s) Energy Efficiency Programs. The programs are administered by NRCan’s Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE),... MORE
Campbell, D., Côté, G., Grant, J., Knapp, M., Mehta, A. and Jones, M. M. (2015). Comparative performance of adult social care research, 1996-2011: A bibliometric assessment. British Journal of Social... MORE
Launched in 2008, the Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) Program supports Canadian universities in building a critical mass of expertise targeted within the four priority research areas of the... MORE
Genome Canada, established in 2000, is a not-for-profit organization that invests in large-scale genomics initiatives in sectors of strategic and economic importance to Canada, aiming to strengthen... MORE
This 2014 study report examines the seemingly simple question of the balance between federal infrastructure support and direct federal research funding in Canada, relative to four other jurisdictions... MORE
Prepared by Campbell, D., and Côté, G., for RAND Europe.   This report outlines the methodology used in preparation of the Bibliometric Analysis of Adult Social Care Research in the UK, 1996–2011.
The mandate of the PSG Program is to contribute to the reduction of future losses from natural hazards events by developing improved scientific understanding of the underlying causes (and impact) of... MORE
Archambault, É., Amyot, D., Deschamps, P., Nicol, A., Provencher, F., Rebout, L., and Roberge, G. (2014). Abstract: This study report assesses the free availability of scholarly publications during... MORE
Archambault, É., Caruso, J., and Nicol, A. (2014). Abstract: The present report examines policies and strategies that aim to foster open access (OA) and discusses how OA policies are monitored and... MORE
Caruso, J., Nicol, A., and Archambault, É. (2014). Abstract: This study report examines strategies that aim to foster open access to scientific data—such as the types of incentives given at the... MORE
Archambault, É., Amyot, A., Campbell, D., Caruso, J., Deschamps, P., Nicol, A., Provencher, F., Rebout, L., and Roberge, G. (2014). Abstract: This report discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the... MORE
Archambault, É., Amyot, D., Campbell, D., Caruso, J., Deschamps, P., Nicol, A., Provencher, F., Rebout, L., and Roberge, G. (2014). Abstract: The ineffectual situation whereby publicly funded... MORE
Archambault, É., Amyot, D., Caruso, J., Campbell, D., Deschamps, P., Nicol, A., Provencher, F., Rebout, L., and Roberge, G. (2014). Abstract: Since the pioneering years of OA in the early nineties,... MORE
[PDF] – Full report The Institute of Physics (IOP), in collaboration with the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC),... MORE
Beaudet, A., Campbell, D., Côté, G., Haustein, S., Lefebvre, C., and Roberge, G. (2014). Abstract: Science-Metrix has been commissioned to provide the Research Council of Norway (RCN) with... MORE
Science-Metrix has been selected as the provider of bibliometric indicators for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG Research), starting in September 2010 and... MORE
Within the Canadian health system, a critical role of Health Canada is to act as funder and information provider, supporting organizations through grants and contributions to help meet overall health... MORE
  [PDF] – Full report Description: Science-Metrix was mandated by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) to provide bibliometric indicators related to the Canadian performance in ocean science... MORE
In accordance with the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) Policy on Evaluation, the primary objective of this evaluation was to assess the relevance (continued need, alignment with government... MORE
Science-Metrix was commissioned by the African Observatory for Science, Technology and Innovation (AOSTI) to conduct a bibliometric assessment of the scientific production and performance of the 54... MORE
International comparative analysis is an approach that seeks to enhance the results of an evaluation or performance measurement study by examining different program models and alternatives. This... MORE
Science-Metrix has been selected as the provider of bibliometric indicators for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG Research), starting in September 2010 and... MORE
Read the report : [HTML] - Report   The objective of the FESA Program Sub-Activity is to increase scientific knowledge on forest ecosystems and support stakeholders in their sustainable forest... MORE
Atieh Mirshahvalad, Olivier H. Beauchesne, Éric Archambault, and Martin Rosvall. (2012). Resampling effects on significance analysis of network clustering and ranking. PLos ONE, 8(1) e53943. Abstract... MORE
[HTML] - Evaluation report and Management Response This report summarizes the results of the evaluation of the Major Projects Management Office Initiative (MPMOI) conducted by Natural Resources... MORE
David Campbell (2012) Presentation to STI Conference 2012, Montreal
HTML- Evaluation report and Management Response This report presents the findings of an evaluation conducted on the Clean Energy Science & Technology sub-activity: Clean Energy Systems for... MORE
[HTML] - Evaluation report and Management Response This report is an evaluation of the Minerals and Metals Markets, Investment and Innovation (MMMII) Sub-Activity of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan... MORE
  Picard-Aitken, M. and Labrosse, I. (2012) Presentation to the 2012 Annual CES Conference, Halifax, May 15, 2012    
  Ventimiglia A., Bertrand F. and Caruso J. (2012) Presentation to the 2012 Annual CES Conference, Halifax [PDF] – Presentation  
Bertrand F., Aitken-Picard M. and Ventimiglia A. (2012) Presentation to the 2012 Annual CES Conference, Halifax     Image: Fotolia
Archambault, É., Beauchesne, O., and Caruso, J. (2011) Towards a multilingual, comprehensive and open scientific journal ontology, in B. Noyons, P. Ngulube, & J. Leta (Eds.), Proceedings of the... MORE
Archambault, É., Beauchesne, O., Côté, G., and Roberge, G. (2011). Scale-adjusted metrics of scientific collaboration, in B. Noyons, P. Ngulube, & J. Leta (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th... MORE
In 2009, Science-Metrix was mandated by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada on behalf of the Evaluation Advisory Committee of the Canada Research Chairs Program (... MORE
  Beauchesne, O. H., and Archambault, É. (2011) Presentation to the (4S) Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio [PDF] – Presentation    
  Bertrand F., Campbell D., Roberge G., Picard-Aitken M. and Geoffroy M.-O. (2011) Presentation to the 2011 AEA Conference (Multipaper Session 484, Sponsored by the RTD TIG), Anaheim, California... MORE
  [PDF] – Evaluation Report [PDF] – Management Response  
Archambault, E., and Larivière, V. (2011). Scientific publications and patenting by companies: a study of the whole population of Canadian firms over 25 years. Science and Public Policy, 38(4), 269–... MORE
  Bertrand F., Campbell D., Côté G., Geoffroy M.-O. and Picard-Aitken M. (2011) Presentation to the 2011 Annual CES Conference, Edmonton, May 4, 2011.    
  Picard-Aitken M., Goodyer M. and Archambault E. (2011) Evaluation of the Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Program: A discussion of the challenges and lesson learned associated with... MORE
  GRDI Interdepartmental Evaluation Working Group (IEWG), National Research Council Canada [PDF] – Evaluation report    
Archambault, E., and Larivière, V. The limits of bibliometrics for the analysis of the social sciences and humanities literature, In 2010 World Social Science Report: Knowledge Divides, Chapter 7.... MORE
  Bertrand F. and Campbell D. (2010) Presentation to Evaluation 2010 AEA Conference, San Antonio, Texas, United States [PDF] – Presentation  
Cummings, G., Biondo, P. D., Campbell, D., Stiles, C., Fainsinger, R., Muise, M., and Hagen, N. (2010). Can the global uptake of palliative care innovations be improved? Insights from a bibliometric... MORE
  Sabir H., Campbell D. and Archambault É. (2010) Presentation to STI Conference 2010, Leiden, Netherlands   [PDF] – Presentation
  Picard-Aitken M., Campbell D. and Côté G. (2010) Presentation to STI Conference 2010, Leiden, Netherlands [PDF] – Presentation    
  Picard-Aitken M., Michaud N., Bertrand F. and Amo C. (2010) Presentation to SSHRC Brown Bag Seminar, Ottawa [PDF] – Presentation  
Lisée, C., Larivière, V., and Archambault, É.  (2008). Conference proceedings as a source of scientific information: A bibliometric analysis. Journal of the American Society for Information Science... MORE
  Archambault É. (2010) Presentation to SSHRC Brown Bag Seminar, Ottawa [PDF] – Presentation
This Discussion Paper examines the relationship between geopolitical factors and scientific activity based on publication data from a 30-year period (1980 to 2009), extracted from the Web of Science... MORE
Campbell, D., Picard-Aitken, M., Côté, G., et al. (2010). Bibliometrics as a performance measurement tool for research evaluation: The case of research funded by the National Cancer Institute of... MORE
Picard-Aitken M., Michaud N., Bertrand F. and Amo C. (2009) Presentation to the AEA Evaluation 2009, Orlando, Florida, [PDF] – Presentation
Archambault É. (2009) Presentation to the Canadian Science Policy Conference, Toronto [PDF] – Presentation  
  Download the report [PDF] – Evaluation Report [PDF] – Management Response
Campbell D. and Bertrand F. (2009) Presentation to the 2009 CES Conference, Ottawa, June 1, 2009 [PDF] – Presentation   Image: iStock Photo
Archambault, É., Campbell, D., Gingras, Y., and Larivière V.  (2009). Comparing bibliometric statistics obtained from the Web of Science and Scopus. Journal of the American Society for Information... MORE
Archambault É. (2009) Presentation to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Ottawa  
Gingras Y., Larivière V., & Archambault É. (2009). Literature citations in the Internet era. Science, 323, p. 36.  
Larivière, V., Gingras, Y., and Archambault, É. (2009). The decline in the concentration of citations, 1900–2007. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 60(4... MORE
  Archambault É. (2008) Presentation to the 5th International Congress of Nano-Bio Clean Tech 2008, San Francisco, CA [PDF] – Presentation     Image: istock  
Archambault, É., and Larivière, V. (2009). History of the journal impact factor: Contingencies and consequences. Scientometrics, 79(3), 639–653. Abstract This paper examines the genesis of journal... MORE
Amo, C., Michaud, N., Bertrand, F., and Manseau-Mandeville J. (2008).On the value-added of an innovative evaluation process: Designing and conducting the research/creation in fine arts pilot program... MORE
Simonetti, R., Archambault, É., Côté, G., and Kale, D.  (2007). The dynamics of pharmaceutical patenting in India: Evidence from USPTO data. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 19(5), 625–... MORE
Larivière, V., Archambault, É., and Gingras, Y. (2008). Long-term variations in the aging of scientific literature: From exponential growth to steady-state science (1900–2004). Journal of the... MORE
  Premji, S., Bertrand, F., Smargiassi, A., and Daniels, M. (2007). Socioeconomic correlates of municipal-level pollution emissions on Montreal Island. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 98(2), 138–... MORE
Larivière, V., Zuccala, A., and Archambault, É. (2007). The declining scientific impact of theses: Implications for electronic thesis and dissertation repositories and graduates studies.... MORE
Archambault, É., Vignola-Gagné, É., Côté, G., Larivière, V., and Gingras, Y. (2006). Benchmarking scientific output in the social sciences and humanities: The limits of existing databases.... MORE
Larivière, V., Gingras, Y., and Archambault, É. (2006). Canadian collaboration networks: A comparative analysis of the natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities. Scientometrics, 68(3), 519... MORE
Larivière, V., Archambault, É., Gingras, Y., and Vignola-Gagné, É. (2006). The place of serials in referencing practices: Comparing natural sciences and engineering with social sciences and... MORE
Thorsteinsdottir, H., Daar, A.S., Singer, P.A., Archambault, É., and Arunachalam, S. (2006). Health biotechnology publishing takes-off in developing countries. International Journal of Biotechnology... MORE
Archambault, É., Côté, G., and Gingras, Y. (2004). Bibliometric analysis of research on mental health in the workplace in Canada, 1991–2002. HealthcarePapers, 5(2), 133–140. Abstract This paper uses... MORE
Archambault, É. (2001). Methods of using patents in cross-country comparisons. Scientometrics, 54(1–2), 15–30. Abstract Drawing its insights from traditions in scientometrics, this paper proposes to... MORE
Godin, B., Archambault, É., and Vallières, F. (2000). La production scientifique québécoise : mesure basée sur la BRSQ. Argus. 29(1), 15–24. Abstract This article presents a bibliometric portrait of... MORE