Science-Metrix reaches out, Fall 2011

Published on November 1 2011

In the past weeks, Science-Metrix has had the pleasure of meeting research administrators, evaluation practitioners and researchers in the United States in in Canada. Science-Metrix also had opportunities to present, discuss and receive feedback on recent research and projects.

American Evaluation Association (AEA) Conference 2011

At the AEA 2011 conference in Anaheim (Nov. 2-5, 2011), Frédéric Bertrand (Vice-President, Evaluation) presented the following paper at a session sponsored by the Research, Technology and Development Evaluation Topical Interest Group (RTD-TIG):

  • Bertrand F., Campbell D., Roberge G., Picard-Aitken M. and Geoffroy M.-O. (2011)
    The Relationship between Environmental and Scientific Performance of Nations: Lessons Learned From a Macro-Level Evaluation Using Scientometric Indicators and an Environmental Performance Index
    Presentation to the 2011 AEA Conference (Multipaper Session 484, Sponsored by the RTD TIG), Anaheim, California, November 3, 2011.

Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting 2011

At the 4S Annual Meeting in Cleveland (Nov. 3-5, 2011), Olivier H. Beauchesne (Research Analyst), Michelle Picard-Aitken (Senior Research Analyst) and David Campbell (Senior Research Analyst) presented the following papers:

  • H. Beauchesne O. and Archambault É. (2011)
    Scale-Free Geographical Mapping of Scientific Collaboration of Metropolitan Statistical Areas
    Presentation to the (4S) Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, November 3, 2011.
    [PDF] – Presentation
  • Picard-Aitken M., Campbell D and Côté G. (2011)
  • Demonstrating a shift toward ecosystem-based research using scientometrics
    Presentation to the (4S) Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, November 4, 2011.
  • Campbell D. (2011)
    Dimensionality Reduction in the Multi-Criteria Analysis of Scientific Performance: Does research performance correlate with environment-related outcomes of countries?
    Presentation to the (4S) Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, November 4, 2011.

Society of Research Administrators (SRA) International Annual Meeting 2011

Science-Metrix met with research administrators, science policy-makers, and researchers at the SRA International Annual Meeting in Montreal (Oct. 22-26, 2011). The Science-Metrix booth was very active, as attendees came by to chat about our bibliometric and evaluation services and to discuss the recent release of visualization tools and study reports.