Science metrics in Europe - Policy needs and opportunities

26-03-2013 14:30-17:30
European Parliament Brussels - Pol-Henri Spaak (PHS) P5B-001
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 What you can expect:

The workshop provides a platform to discuss and identify opportunities for the development of an integrated European information system for the monitoring and evaluation of science performance. Speakers will offer an overall view on current initiatives at national, European and international level.


  • 14.30-14.40 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Chair: António CORREIA DE CAMPOS, MEP, Chairman of the STOA Panel 
  • 14.40-15.00 Introduction: The measurement of scientific performance in Europe: policy needs, challenges and the current trends
Erik ARNOLD, Technopolis Group, UK
  • 15.00-15.20 The US STAR METRICS programme, policy concept and objectives
Julia LANE , American Institutes for Research, US
  • 15.20-15.40 The importance of micro-data for the assessment of European research performance
Emanuela REALE, CERIS-CNR, Italy
  • 15.40-16.00 The landscape of Research Information Systems in Europe, opportunities and trends
Keith G. JEFFERY, euroCRIS
  • 16.00-16.20 CRISTin, the national Research Information System in Norway
Katrine WEISTEEN BJERDE, CRIStin, Norway
  • 16.20-16.40 A European standardised approach to research output collection – policy needs, challenges and opportunities
Ian VINEY, Medical Research Council, UK
  • 16.40-17.00 The integration of open access repositories – initiatives funded by the EC
Carlos MORAIS, European Commission DG Connect
  • 17.00-17.20 Panel Debate
  • 17.20-17.30 Closing remarks