Altmetric Blog

Archive: September 2020

Lucy Goodchild explores the findings and attention around a piece of research published recently that caught the public’s attention. Listen to the accompanying podcast episode here. Sixty-six million years ago, three-quarters of the animal and plant species on Earth were wiped out. This mass extinction – known as the Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event – meant the end of the celebrities of the dinosaur world: Tyrannosaurus rex, Ankylosaurus and Triceratops were among the casualties. It’s widely agreed that the cause of the extinction was a decades-long winter that made survival impossible for most species. Something blocked out the sun and … Read More
With academic institutions starting back up after the summer holidays, now is a great opportunity to look for new working practices to effectively support your researchers and efficiently report on the reach and influence of your research.  In our most recent guides, articles, case studies and webinars we have introduced methods of getting started with using altmetrics and Altmetric tools, how to make the most of our latest product updates and provided user stories from institutions across the globe. These new resources aim to provide you with helpful tips for getting started with using altmetrics in … Read More