Analyzing academic impact with SciVal

Analyzing academic impact with SciVal

  • 04h 33m
  • 30 steps
  • 8 knowledge assessments
Why should I choose this course?

”How does my research output 'perform' in world-leading citation databases? What are the research strengths of my institute? Are we collaborating effectively and what are our peers elsewhere doing?”

Towards answering these questions, SciVal offers an integrated modular platform that allows you to view and compare the research performance of any desired research entities such as institutions, countries, self-defined research topics and researcher groups.

If you would like to 

  • visualize your research performance,
  • Benchmark your faculty or department with competitors, collaborators or similar subject area's
  • See the impact of national and international collaboration both from academia and industry and develop strategic partnerships,
  • identify and analyze new, emerging research trends
  • Improve you grant applications to demonstrate your research performance on the specific topic
  • Improve your publication strategy and model the effect of changes on a research group.

then SciVal can work for you. 

Who is this course for?
  • Researchers, research managers, research support staff and anyone with an interest in bibliometric analysis.
What will I know on completion?
What can I expect?

The course is divided into levels, and levels are divided into steps that will take you on the path to knowledge! This course consists of tutorials, mini quizzes and interactive assignments to help you master the topic with ease. The course will remain open until you finish it - there are no deadlines. And there is no obligatory homework to do either - unless you want to, in which case we will be happy to check it.

You can follow it anytime, anywhere, and on any device! - including your mobile phone.

Who is the author?

All material in this tutorial has been provided by www.elsevier.com and put together by Research Impact Services at the University of Groningen. 

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Course overview

  • 04h 33m
  • 30 steps
  • 8 knowledge assessments
  • Team work supported
  • Interaction with course mentors