Monthly Archives: October 2014

1:AM Uses of metrics within institutions

16:30 – 17:30: Uses of metrics within institutions A group workshop session to facilitate discussion and consideration of how altmetrics are or perhaps should be used within institutions.

1:AM The ethical implications of research involving social media

14:30 – 15:00: The ethical implications of research involving social media This talk will explore the ethical challenges that arise when doing research using social media. It will explore issues relating to

1:AM Impact assessment in the funding sector: the role of altmetrics

15:15 – 16:30: Impact assessment in the funding sector: the role of altmetrics Funders are continually seeking to better understand the impact and reach of the research they fund, and in particular

1:AM What’s going on in the communication of research?

13:15 – 14:30: What’s going on in the communication of research? At the core of altmetrics is the belief that every researcher is a communicator, and that increasingly their conversations are moving

1:AM How are people using altmetrics now?

11:15 – 12:30: How are people using altmetrics now? Invited speakers from across academia and the scholarly communication ecosystem will come together in this panel to give their take on how altmetrics

1:AM Altmetrics in the last year and what’s on the roadmap

9:45 – 11:00: Altmetrics in the last year and what’s on the roadmap To set the scene, representatives from all of the major altmetrics tools providers will give an update on their

1:AM Conference opening

9:30 – 9:45 Conference opening Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust Jeremy Farrar is Director of the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in health by

1:AM Day 2 Introduction

9:30 – 9:40: Introduction Timo Hannay, Managing Director, Digital Science Dr Timo Hannay is Managing Director of Digital Science in the UK, which is a division of Macmillan Science & Education –

1:AM Have we made progress? Where are we going?

14:00 – 15:00: Have we made progress? Where are we going? A group workshop session to review activity around altmetrics to date, and to propose ideas for future development.

1:AM Lessons learnt

10:40 – 11:30: Lessons learnt We talk a lot about what’s working in altmetrics, but what about things that haven’t gone so well along the way? In this session we hear from