Altmetric Blog

The Altmetrics Conference is returning for a 7th year – although this time will be a little different! With Covid-19 continuing to cause much uncertainty, we are taking the conference online on the 21 and 28 October. Now, more than ever, understanding where and why research is communicated, and how it is received amongst broader audiences, plays a critical part in the research process. In the last few months, we have seen first-hand how transparent evaluation, open discussion and the clear communication of findings all have a huge impact on the decisions that are taken at the global, regional and … Read More
Altmetric does books! Kathy Christian, CEO of Altmetric, was scheduled to speak at the London Book Fair this year, as part of the panel for the Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum titled: ‘All about Open Access: ‘Shared Value? Shared Values? Who Owns Open?’ on Thursday 12 March from 9.30am to 1pm. However, the LBF has been cancelled. Our team would be happy to meet virtually to discuss how Altmetric can help your organization attract new authors, refine your commissioning strategy, and showcase the attention and influence of your monograph publications. Get in touch to … Read More
The UK-based Lis-Bibliometrics group are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, which will be marked with a one day event in March: “The Future of Research Evaluation” Hosted by the University of Leeds, this will be a combination of plenary sessions, oral presentations and workshops, with plenty of opportunities for discussions and networking with national and international colleagues. More information can be found here, and Digital Science’s Head of Metrics Development, Mike Taylor, will be attending – be sure to say hello! … Read More
The Researcher to Reader conference is a collaborative gathering which aims to be the premier forum for discussion of the international scholarly content supply chain – bringing knowledge from the Researcher to the Reader.  The Conference takes place in London in February each year. Come along in 2020 and say hello to members of the Altmetric publisher team who will be in attendance! … Read More
2020 marks the first NISO Plus conference, which aims to bring all of the constituencies in the information economy together to generate discussion, seek common ground, identify areas of opportunity and provide a space and resources to work towards solving common problems. Find out more about the conference here, and if you’re attending don’t miss the opportunity to say hello to our Director of Market Development, Liesa Ross. Read More
Altmetric will be attending the first research strategy conference being run by the Council of Deans of Health; a one-day event exploring research excellence, capacity building and research in a global and interdisciplinary context. Our Director of Engagement and Advocacy Ben McLeish will be on hand to answer all your Altmetric questions! Drop by the booth to find out about our latest developments and future plans, or get in touch to request a time to meet. Read More
Altmetric representative Stephanie Guichard will be attending eResearch New Zealand in Dunedin! Don’t miss her session: “Data-intensive approaches to finding and predicting research outcomes for New Zealand health research”, 12 pm on February 13th. Request a time to meet Stephanie and get all the info you need for the conference here. Read More