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esss 2012 Leuven
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
July 1st to 7th



Programme, Presentations


The esss 2012 started with a Tutorial day. Then two conference-like introductory days addressing a broader audience were followed by four days with seminars, individual hands-on sessions and teamwork in small groups.


Programme Overview

 
July 1st

Tutorial Day


  Conference
July 2nd Conference day 1:
Introduction to Scientometrics:
Theoretical and Practical Aspects
July 3rd Conference day 2
Procedures and Indicators:
State-of-the-Art

  Seminars
July 4th Seminars day 1
- Data sources, Cleaning & Impact Measures

July 5th

Seminars day 2
- Mapping Science
- Network Analysis

July 6th Seminars day 3
Workshop Research Evaluation

July 7th Seminars day 4
Panel Discussion





Programme

July 1st:
Tutorial Day
13.00-14.30

Bibliometric Crash Course
Wolfgang Glänzel, Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,  Belgium / Juan Gorraiz, Bibliometrics Department, University of Vienna, Austria / Christian Gumpenberger, Bibliometrics Department, University of Vienna, Austria / Stefan Hornbostel, Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance (iFQ), Germany / Sybille Hinze, Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance (iFQ), Germany


Database Tutorials:

14.30-15.15 Navigation, search and analysis features of the Web of Knowledge Platform
Malgorzata Krasowska, Business Development Manager, Thomson Reuters


15.15-16.00 SciVerse Scopus: introduction and walk trough demonstration
Jan-Albert Majoor, Account Development Manager Elsevier S&T


July 2nd:
Introduction to Scientometrics: Theoretical and Practical Aspects
09.00-09.10 Welcome and Opening Remarks
09.10-09.55 The Philosophical Foundations of (Biblio/Sciento/Infor)Metrics
Nicola De Bellis, Medical Library - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
09.55-10.40 History and Institutionalization of Scientometrics
Stefan Hornbostel, Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance (iFQ), Germany / Wolfgang Glänzel, Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,  Belgium
10.40-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00

Scientometric indicators in use: an overview
Sybille Hinze, Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance (iFQ), Germany



12.00-13.00 Lunch break
13.00-14.00 Mathematical Foundation of Scientometrics
Wolfgang Glänzel, Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,  Belgium
14.00-15.00

The application of Network analysis in science studies: Common theoretical background for broad applications
Bart Thijs, Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM), Dept MSI, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium



15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-16.30 The Bibliometric Agora. Open discussion of controversial issues
Marc Luwel, Hercules Foundation, Belgium / Wolfgang Glänzel, Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,  Belgium



16.30-16.35 Short break
16.35-17.00 The SciVal Suite - Helping Institutions to Establish, Evaluate and Execute Research Strategies
Valérie Thiel, SciVal Consultant Elsevier


July 3rd:
Procedures and Indicators: State-of-the-Art
09.00-09.45

The many faces of collaboration and teamwork in scientific research
Donald de B. Beaver, Williams College, USA



09.45-10.30

Advanced bibliometric methods for evaluation of research groups, ranking and benchmarking of universities, and mapping of research related to socio-economic issue
Anthony van Raan, CWTS - Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands



10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.45 Journal-level classifications - current state of the art
Éric Archambault, Science-Metrix, Canada


11.45-12.30 Meso-level retrieval: field delineation and hybrid methods
Michel Zitt, INRA, LERECO Lab, Research Department SAE2, France



12.30-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-14.15 New developments in bibliometrics and research assessment
Henk Moed, Senior Scientific Advisor, Elsevier


14.15-15.00

Exploring application of existing bibliometric indicators and measures to books
Patricia Brennan, Director Product Strategy, Thomson Reuters



15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-16.15 Scientometrics, Technometrics, Innovation: Policy Aspects
Koenraad Debackere, Katholieke Universiteit (K.U.) Leuven


16.15-17.00 Mapping and Visualisation of Science
Katy Börner, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), The Netherlands / Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center, Director, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN


July 4th:
Seminars Day 1
09.00-10.00 Data cleaning and Processing
Matthias Winterhager, Bielefeld University, Institute of Science and Technology Studies (IWT), Germany
10.00-11.00 Introduction to Bibliometric Data Sources
Wolfgang Glänzel, Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,  Belgium / Juan Gorraiz, Bibliometrics Department, University of Vienna, Austria
11.00-11.15 Coffee break
11.15-12.30 Impact Measures
Wolfgang Glänzel, Centre for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,  Belgium / Juan Gorraiz, Bibliometrics Department, University of Vienna, Austria
12.30-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-17.00 Hands-on Session

18.00-
19.30
Social Event: Guided City Tour Leuven
Meeting point: Entrance City Hall, Grote Markt
 
July 5th:
Seminars Day 2
09.00-12.30 Mapping Science (on the basis of Bibexcel Software)
Olle Persson, Sociology Department, Umeå universitet, Sweden
12.30-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-17.00 Network Analysis with R
Bülent Özel, Department of Computer Science, Istanbul Bilgi University (IBU) , Turkey

19.00 Conference Dinner
Restaurant Ming Dynasty, Oude Markt 9-10
 
July 6th:
Seminars Day 3
09.00-12.15 Workshop: Research Evaluation in Practice 1
12.15-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-16.00 Workshop: Research Evaluation in Practice 2

July 7th:
Panel Discussion
09.00-12.00 Bibliometrics and Ethics. Distorted behaviour based on policy use and misuse of bibliometric data?
esss staff