Case Studies

Institutions around the world use Research Intelligence tools to answer the most pressing challenges that their researchers and research managers face.

Here are some of their stories.

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SciVal in Their Words – Kirsty Collinge

Kirsty Collinge from Heriot-Watt University shares how they are using SciVal to characterize and profile research excellence.

SciVal in Their Words – Masud Khokhar

Masud Khokhar from Lancaster University shares how they are using SciVal to benchmark their performance against competitors.

SciVal in Their Words – Liam Cleere

Liam Cleere from University College Dublin shares how they are using SciVal to monitor their research strategy.

SciVal In Their Words – Shota Fujii

Shota Fujii from Osaka University shares how they are using SciVal to benchmark research performance against other institutions.

SciVal In Their Words – Alison Lloyd

Alison Lloyd from Hong Kong Polytechnic University shares how they are using SciVal to measure and manage research performance.

SciVal In Their Words – Kris Angkanaporn

Kris Angkanaporn from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand shares how they are using SciVal to benchmark and analyze research performance.

SciVal In Their Words – Daichi Kohmoto

Daichi Kohmoto from Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA) shares how they are using SciVal to improve their research strategy and enhance collaboration.

SciVal In Their Words – Michael Khor

Michael Khor from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore shares how they use SciVal to monitor research performance.

SciVal In Their Words – Anna Grey

Anna Grey from the University of York explains how they are using SciVal to help develop collaborative partnerships.

SciVal In Their Words – Jonathan Greer

Jonathan Greer from Queen's University Belfast talks about why they chose SciVal and how it can help researchers embrace research metrics.

SciVal In Their Words – Sam Gray

Sam Gray from Manchester Metropolitan University shares how they are using SciVal in a drive for research excellence.

SciVal In Their Words – Katie Evans

Katie Evans from the University of Bath shares how they use SciVal to showcase research strengths.

Pure In Their Words - Anne Thorst Melbye

Anne Thorst Meylbye from the University of Southern Denmark shares how Pure benefits her University.

Pure In Their Words - Yvonne Fox, Lancaster University

Yvonne Fox from Lancaster University discusses how Pure made her life easier.

Pure In Their Words - Jane Holt, Monash University

Jane Holt from Monash University talks about the implementation of Pure and future plans.

In their words - Sadayoshi Ito, Tohoku University

Vice-President Ito presents Tohoku University and discusses the stakes of successful international collaboration.

International collaboration is driven by a strong commitment to individuals. Sadayoshi Ito,
Tohoku University

We use SciVal to profile and understand the research publishing and collaboration. Katie Evans,
University of Bath

How Unilever uses SciVal to Help Accelerate Innovation

Learn how a major multinational consumer goods company has been using SciVal to help find technology partners, measure themselves against the competition, identify emerging technology areas and more.

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SciVal Economic Impact Indicators – Guest Speakers

Guest speakers from University of Queensland and Penn State share their experiences using the new data in SciVal.

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The introduction of the Trends module gives us the opportunity to look at growing and declining areas of research. David Younghusband,
Unilever
I use SciVal almost daily Michelle Hutnik,
Penn State University

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Charting an Effective Research Roadmap with Deeper Insights - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

In the face of dynamic changes in the research landscape, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University used SciVal® to continuously innovate its research policies. The Australian university has since gained a better understanding of its research performance and is today, directing its efforts with more clarity whilst encouraging collaboration.

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The role of research metrics at a top-ranked global university: The University of Queensland

SciVal® is one of the tools used at The University of Queensland to assess and benchmark its research output. The solution works with the university’s repository UQ eSpace to generate detailed reports that support various research evaluation activities. The data derived using SciVal has enabled a more meaningful analysis of research performance.

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Aarhus University - Creating More Competitive Submissions for Funding Application Success

Aarhus University sought to further improve the quality of its funding applications. To achieve this, the Research Support Office needed to assess its research teams accurately and match them with the appropriate funding and grants.

Find out how the department used to Elsevier's SciVal® for better visibility and management of its research data and insights into their faculties' capabilities.

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STINT works with Elsevier to create an internationalization metric

The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) worked with Elsevier to create a new metric – the Field-Weighted Internationalization Score (FWIS). The metric allowed STINT to improve its understanding of international collaboration carried out by Swedish universities and was made globally available in SciVal.

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A researcher-centric approach to research reporting and evaluation – University of Vienna

A researcher-centric approach to research reporting and evaluation – University of Vienna

To maintain its leadership as Austria’s most extensive academic institution, the University of Vienna looked to overhaul its Current Research Information System (CRIS) with a solution that would be well-accepted and easily utilized by its researchers, the library and the administration.

Find out how Pure has helped the University of Vienna authenticate the validity and reliability of research information and improve the visibility of its researcher profiles and data on the open web.

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Embracing the REF – Supporting research excellence in the UK and beyond

This paper looks at the role played by Elsevier over the past decade as data provider and partner in a number of prestigious rankings, customized reports and national assessment exercises.

It examines Elsevier's role in supporting the REF submission and assessment process, and also draws on the testimony of some of the information specialists, administrators and researchers who occupied the "trenches" of the assessment and whose efforts helped make the exercise happen.

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Objectively Evaluating Researchers for Further Funding at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel

Kiel University, in northern Germany, sought to enhance its research strengths in its four principal areas of excellence in research.

Find out how the institution used SciVal® Spotlight to objectively evaluate the visibility and stature of its researchers and their papers to help aid in the recruitment, retention and funding decisions that were made.

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