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Category - Evaluation and Ranking

COKI Open Access Dashboard

In this week Research Bridge post, we will introduce a new visualization tool developed by the Curtin Open Knowledge Initiative (COKI) for open access evaluation.

Responsible Use of Research Metrics

Conventional research metrics such as journal impact factor, citation count and H-index are common ways to assess quality of research outputs. However, the use of these metrics as a standalone measure can result in misleading conclusions. 

From h-index to Beamplots: Seeing citation impact in 2-D

Beamplot is a new tool that presents citation impact. It shows a richer picture of one's publication portfolio than single-point metrics such as citation counts and h-index. This post takes 4 HKUST professors as examples to explore beamplots.

Open Data Makes Lives Better

Data is the foundation of information and knowledge. Making data openly accessible and free to use can support governments, businesses and individuals to create new value that can benefit the society, economy, and environment.

Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 Rankings

The ranking results show that Hong Kong performs the best in market sophistication and creative outputs, whereas the weakest performance is in knowledge and technology outputs.

A New Way to Measure Journal Quality

How do we measure quality of scholarship? When it is common to evaluate research and researchers by where papers are published, finding good ways to rate journals becomes crucial for the global research ecosystem.

NSF: Global Science and Technology Capabilities

For the first time, NSF S&E Indicator 2018 report showed that China has overtaken the U.S. in the total number of S&E research publications in 2016. The State of U.S. Science and Engineering 2020 report reveals an even bigger gap.