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Meet the Advisory Board for the International Center for the Study of Research

The role of the Advisory Board is to provide the Center with robust, rigorous and contextual expert advice in the areas of research evaluation and research metrics and indicators. This includes identification of research needs to address critical information gaps, assessment of proposed future research actions and of research results.

The Advisory Board is comprised of experts in research metrics, indicators and research assessment practices selected to maximize diversity in terms of gender, geography, culture and research fields. In addition to up to four (4) standing members from Elsevier, up to twelve (12) members drawn from outside Elsevier will serve on the ICSR Advisory Board at any one time.

  • The ICSR Advisory Board is charged with:

  • Providing expert input on developing, characterizing and validating new and existing research metrics, indicators and research assessment practices

  • Advising on the selection of independent, external studies on topics within this scope to be supported

  • Ad hoc assessment and guidance on other matters of relevance to the ICSR

The Advisory Board members are:

  • Dr. Andrew Plume

    Vice President, Research Evaluation, Elsevier

  • Chris Belter

    Informationist, NIH Library, National Institutes of Health

  • Caroline Wagner

    Associate Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University

  • David Campbell

    Chief Scientist, Science-Metrix

  • Professor Ying Ding

    Bill & Lewis Suit Professor, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin

  • Professor Diana Hicks

    Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Dr Fereshteh Didegah

    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

  • Dr Gemma Derrick

    Senior Lecturer in Higher Education, University of Lancaster

  • Dr Gunnar Sivertsen

    Researcher, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU)

  • Dr Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski

    Vice President, Research Intelligence, Elsevier

  • Professor Jacqueline Leta

    Associate Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

  • Dr Nicolas Robinson-Garcia

    Ramón y Cajal fellow, Information and Communication Studies department, University of Granada, Spain

  • Professor Lin Zhang

    School of Information Management, Wuhan University, China

  • Stephanie Faulkner

    Director of Product Management, Research Indicators, Elsevier

  • Dr Sybille Hinze

    Leader of the Center for Open and Responsible Research (CORe) of the Berlin University Alliance

  • Dr Yi Zhang

    Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney, Australia