David Campbell, M.Sc.

Chief scientist
1.514.495.6505 ext.122

David Campbell is the Chief Scientist of the Bibliometric department. Mr. Campbell has contributed to over 80 bibliometric projects at Science-Metrix and has used his quantitative and data mining expertise to conduct numerous studies that require the production of bibliometric and other S&T indicators. Mr. Campbell contributed to the statistical analyses for several program evaluations performed by Science-Metrix using survey data, in addition to devising original analyses or composite indicators to inform science-based programs, policies or research directions for two other projects. Mr. Campbell regularly contributes to the research evaluation and bibliometric community through conference presentations and scientific publications. In addition to his contribution to the harmonization and production of bibliometric data, Mr. Campbell is responsible for data quality control. He has contributed to the implementation of a rigorous protocol to guarantee the highest quality and integrity of bibliometric deliverables.

Mr. Campbell holds a B.Sc. (Honours) in Biological Sciences from the Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada, and an M.Sc. in Molecular Ecology from Université Laval, Canada. He completed a course in statistical genetics at the Summer Institute for Statistical Genetics at North Carolina State University in 2002. In 2006, he attended a workshop on the measurement of S&T at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Mr. Campbell is a lifetime member of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI).


2003 – M.Sc. Fish Biology/Molecular Ecology, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
2001 – B.Sc. Biology (Honours), Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski, QC, Canada
Workshop presented by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands, 2006