SciVal Releases

SciVal does not sit still. We continue to invest in the platform, add new metrics, functionality and data types to help meet the reporting requirements of senior management, research administrators, researchers, government & funding agencies.

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Which Topics are Researchers & Groups of Researchers active in?

January 2018

For our first release of 2018, we’ve added some much anticipated updates. Topic Prominence is now available for Researchers and Groups of Researchers, we’ve introduced the h5-index and Books and Book Chapters are now available within the Benchmarking module.

See the most prominent Topics globally and manage your tags in MySciVal

December 2017

We've made updates to various functionalities, including mass media mentions, allowing you to export the underlying data sources for your institution’s mentions. We have updated Topic Prominence so that you can see the most prominent Topics globally and we've given you much greater flexibility in managing your tags in MySciVal.

Topic Prominence in Science

SciVal is evolving, and changing the way you work. We are expanding SciVal from being a purely evaluative and analytical tool, to assisting you with your research planning. Topic Prominence in Science will revolutionize the way in which you develop your research strategy by giving you and your colleagues a unique insight into identifying new, emerging research areas.

Introducing the SciVal API

An API stands for Application Programming Interface, and it provides a way for programs to talk to one another.

Export the top 500 most prominent topics for your institution

November 2017

As part of the latest release, which went live on November 7, you can now define researchers based upon their ORCID, view the underlying data for your mass media mentions, and export the top 500 most prominent Topics for your institution.

Fibonacci Release: You can now share and collaborate on Reports within your Institution

August 2017

Best known for introducing the sequence of Fibonacci numbers, Leonardo Fibonacci also popularized the Hindu–Arabic numeral system in the Western World.

Einstein Release: Export researchers and groups of researchers in MySciVal.

Jul 2017

We are excited to introduce our new interactive, guided tours, to improve your experience with SciVal. Whether you are new to SciVal or use it to create reports and analyses on a weekly, or more regular basis, you can take advantage of the helpful guided tours, in each module with useful tips & tricks. You can easily enable/disable the functionality and we hope that it will enhance your overall experience.

Darwin: Visualize your institution’s overall research performance and add it to your next Report

May 2017

As part of the latest release, we have expanded SciVal’s popular reporting functionality to the Overview module.

Curie: Import more publications from Scopus & Pure to SciVal!

April 2017

We’re always looking for ways to help you run my in-depth and uniquely tailored analyses within SciVal. Therefore we have increased the import limitations of publications from Scopus and Pure to SciVal. We have also made further updates to SciVal:

SciVal's new reporting functionality saves you time and effort

March 2017

New look for SciVal with updated landing page. Plus you can now edit your analyses and export the underlying data to csv/excel in the Reporting functionality and have the option to exclude self-citations from the calculation of FWCI

Archimedes: Examine the research output for your top 500 authors

February 2017

We have enhanced the new Reporting functionality with the ability to save your table sorting, zoomed in charts, and metric details in the report. In addition, we have added the export to the list of Scopus sources from your publication portfolio, accessible from the Overview module, and increased the author threshold so you can now analyze the research output for the Top 500 authors in the Overview module.

SciVal's new reporting functionality saves you time and effort

Jan 2017

Create personalized, tailored reports in no time at all. With our new reporting functionality we are able to save you even more time by allowing you to create and save reports, tailored to your specific needs.

Analyze the socio-economic impact of your research with our Mass Media Mentions functionality

Nov 2016

The new Awarded Grants functionality allows you to see which institutes have been awarded funding, from which funding bodies and pertaining to which specific subject areas.

SciVal's August 2016 release saves you time and effort, while providing more insights into the economic impact of your research

Aug 2016

The August release of SciVal provides the underlying patent data to measure your economic impact, in addition to helping you save time and effort in populating SciVal with department structures in just a few clicks.

Measure your economic impact with new metrics in SciVal

Feb 2016

This release of SciVal brings new metrics to measure your economic impact and publication visibility and sets a solid foundation for future development by migrating to the Amazon cloud.

SciVal's September 2015 release allows you to populate departmental structures in a few clicks

Sept 2015

This release brings a faster way to populate SciVal with departmental structures and analyse larger Research Areas, along with more powerful sharing options.

SciVal's June 2015 release brings new analyses to compare publication and collaboration impact across disciplines

June 2015

This release provides a number of improvements to help you to compare publication and collaboration impact across disciplines and share multiple entities with multiple peers.

SciVal's April 2015 release allows you to share your work more easily and analyze more deeply

April 2015

This release of brings with it a number of improvements to help you analyze more deeply and share your work more easily with your institutional peers.

SciVal's February 2015 release launches the new Trends module giving you the ability to examine your Research Areas in detail, to discover the top performers and rising stars.

February 2015

SciVal already provides unparalleled flexibility to define and create your own Research Areas. Released in February 2015, the new Trends module gives you the ability to examine these Research Areas in detail, to discover the top performers and rising stars.