UK SciVal Program 2019

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The UK SciVal Program is a series of events tailored to meet the needs of existing UK SciVal users. It comprises the annual SciVal User Group Meeting and regional SciVal Adviser Workshops. The events include trainings, presentations and workshops enabling users to learn from product experts, share best practice and network with peers.

5th UK SciVal User Group Meeting 2019 — Nottingham Trent University, September 11th & 12th

We are pleased to announce that the 5th UK SciVal User Group Meeting will take place at Nottingham Trent University on the Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th of September. Meet other users in the UK to hear how they take full advantage of SciVal. The focus of these meetings is to share best practice, learning from each other and meet and network with your peers from other institutions face-to-face.

Attendees include members of the research office, planning office or academic libraries, as well as from industry. Product experts from the SciVal, Scopus and Metrics teams at Elsevier are available to provide insights about the latest product developments and answer your questions.

This meeting is free to attend for existing UK customers, but registration is required.

Agenda

FRINGE PROGRAMME*: Wednesday 11th September

14:00 - 17:00 Office Hours 12 x15min slots
Research Intelligence Customer Consultants, Elsevier
 Parallel sessions:
14:00 - 15:15WORKSHOP 1A
Rankings Workshop - how Elsevier data are used in university rankings? How can customers answer questions from their senior leaders about the rankings, approaches to improve citation performance and try and replicate the results?
Michiel Schotten (National Research Assessments Manager, Elsevier)
14:30 – 15:15        WORKSHOP 1B
‘Scopus data’ exploration/elaboration session
Iana Tsandev (Head of Product Management, Content and Capabilities, Elsevier)
15:15 – 15:45Break
15:45 – 17:00WORKSHOP 2
SciVal Product Enhancement Workshop
Chris James (Senior Product Manager SciVal, Elsevier)
17:30 - 20:00 NETWORKING RECEPTION AND DINNER

*The Fringe Programme is optional to attend. These workshops and trainings are included as part of discussion with the SciVal User Group Steering Committee.


CONFERENCE PROGRAMME: Thursday 12th September

09:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome Address by Nottingham Trent University  10min
10:10 - 11:10 USING SciVal TO SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY AND COLLABORATION
Hans Pohl (Programme Director STINT) 30min + 10min questions
Kirsty Wallis (Scholarly Communications Manager, University of Greenwich) 15min + 5min questions
11:10 - 11:40 Coffee Break 30min
11:40 - 12:40 SESSION THEME

USING SciVal AND Scopus FOR REPOSITORY 15min + 5 min questions
Silvia Dobre (Research Information Manager, University of Kent)

COLLABORATION WITH CORPORATES 15min + 5 min questions
Sophie Collet  (Head of the Research and Enterprise Policy, University of Bristol)
Teresa Patten (Research Policy and Information Officer, University of Bristol)

ROLLING OUT SciVal AND DEVELOPING A BIBLIOMETRIC SERVICE 15min + 5 min questions
Scott Taylor (Research Services Manager, University of Manchester)
Charlotte Pinder (Bibliometrics Support Assistant, University of Manchester)
12:40 - 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 SciVal ROADMAP - 2019 AND BEYOND 35min + 10 min questions
Chris James (Senior Product Manager SciVal, Elsevier)
14:45 - 15:45 RESPONSIBLE METRICS
Elsevier Metrics Institute 20min + 5min questions
Andrew Plume (Senior Director Research Evaluation)
Followed by insights from University of Derby and University of Edinburgh
15:45 - 16:00 Feedback session and thanks
16:00 Close and depart

Special thanks to:
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Impressions from previous meetings:

UK SciVal User Group Meeting Glasgow 2018

 

UK SciVal User Group Meeting Bath 2016

UK SciVal Adviser Workshops

The SciVal Adviser workshops are a mix of presentations, discussions and hands on trainings designed to help improve the skills of existing SciVal users.

Workshops for Q3 and Q4 will be announced shortly.


Why should you attend?

The UK SciVal program includes sessions and workshops that help users take full advantage of SciVal’s features and functionalities. The opportunity to network with peers is a key element of both activities.

  • SciVal User Group – gain insights into latest SciVal developments. Learn from experts about best practices in using SciVal to support internationalization, partnering strategies and responsible use of metrics. Get tips from your peers on how SciVal helps developing bids for external funding.
  • SciVal Adviser Workshops – ask experts for advice on how SciVal can help answer your questions. Get to grips with Topics of Prominence and building your organizational structure in the tool.