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Research Impact and Visibility: Research Impact and Visibility

This guide outlines different measures and metrics for assessing research publication impact. The ability to assess the impact of your research publications is a growing area of importance with applications in career development and in securing research funding.

Plum Analytics is the institution’s web-based system for capturing and reporting selected research output. It is an impact dashboard that provides evidence of how this output in all its forms is being utilised, interacted with, and talked about around the world through harvesting metrics from a multitude of online sources.

Be inspired! Take a look at the Researcher Profile for Dr. John Hyland, Research Psychologist and Lecturer in Psychology in the DBS School of Arts.

The Library can help you track citations of your published work and promote the results of your research:

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The MyRI (Measuring your Research Impact) tutorial is aimed at post-graduate research students and academic staff across all disciplines. It introduces you to the main citation tools and metrics used to track research impact.

The tutorial consists of three modules:

  1. Introduction to Bibliometrics
  2. Track Your Research Impact
  3. Journal Ranking and Analysis

A Guide to Ensuring Wide Dissemination and Lasting Impact for Your Research – The Atlantic Philanthropies [WWW Document], n.d. URL http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/research-reports/a-guide-to-ensuring-wide-dissemination-and-lasting-impact-for-your-research (accessed 7.7.16).

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