65th Helmholtz Open Science Online Seminar
Open research information for responsible research assessment
The 65th Helmholtz Open Science Online Seminar took place on Friday, October 21, 2022 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (CEST).
Our speaker Ludo Waltman explained why openness of research information is a crucial prerequisite for more responsible approaches to research assessment. He discussed various initiatives promoting openness of research information, both in the Netherlands and globally, with a special focus on the metadata of scientific publications. He also discussed how organizations can support these initiatives and participate in them.
Ludo Waltmann's presentation was followed by a question and discussion slot.
The 60-minute event was held in English via the video conferencing tool Zoom. Ludo Waltmann's presentation was recorded.
Prof. Dr Ludo Waltman is professor of Quantitative Science Studies and deputy director at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University. He is also associate director of the Research on Research Institute.
His work focuses on developing new infrastructures, algorithms, and tools to support research assessment, science policy, and scholarly communication. Together with his colleague Nees Jan van Eck, Ludo has developed the well-known VOSviewer software tool for bibliometric visualization. Ludo is coordinator of the CWTS Leiden Ranking, a bibliometric ranking of major universities worldwide. He also coordinates the Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA). In addition, Ludo serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Quantitative Science Studies.
Waltman, L. (2022): Open research information for responsible research assessment. - Talk presented at the 65. Helmholtz Open Science online seminar (Online 2022)
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Lea Maria Ferguson
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Open Science Officer
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