webinars

The active participation in prior webinars is necessary for all students who want to receive ECTS credits. If you are not free on the day of the webinar, you can access the recorded sessions.
The webinars are free for all participants of the esss and we recommend all participants to attend.
The registration links will be sent to you by e-mail.

Anja Edmeades
Solution Consultant, Clarivate

Wednesday, September 8th
11:00-12:30 CEST

Web of Science and InCites Benchmarking & Analytics – New Features Workshop

Short bio:
Anja Edmeades has worked in the electronic publishing and information industries for over 20 years. She has been at Clarivate since 2012, supporting solutions like Web of Science, InCites Benchmarking & Analytics and Converis in various roles. Since 2018 she has been focusing on Research Discovery, Analytics, Management and Integrations Consulting in the academic and government domains in Europe. Before joining Clarivate Anja has worked as Team Lead and Relationship Manager at Harris Software Systems in Sydney/Australia, and Area Sales Manager Germany and Austria at ProQuest. Anja holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt-University in Edinburgh.

Jürgen Wastl
Director Academic Relations and Consultancy, Digital Science

Monday, September 13th
11:00-12:00 CEST

The scientometric superhighway

Short bio:
Jürgen Wastl leads the Digital Science Consultancy, supporting research institutions, funders, governments and other institutions with research capabilities to make better use of data to inform their strategies and decisions. He also currently works on improvements in research classifications, most notably UoA (UK REF) and UN SDG (Sustainable Development goals). Since October 2019 he is also Associate Director at the Research on Research Institute (RoRI).
Before joining Digital Science, he headed the research information team in the Research Strategy Office at the University of Cambridge where he deputised for the PVC Research in national and international committees in all matters Research evaluation, assessment and interoperability. In his role as Deputy REF Manager he has been responsible for the development and advancement of tools and applications to meet a diverse set of research information needs. He supported the University’s extensive Strategic Research Review process with analyses and reports.

Luigi Rucco
Elsevier Research Intelligence

Wednesday, September 15th
11:00-12:00 CEST

Analysing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Scopus 

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are part of a plan to end poverty, protect the planet, and improve the lives and prospects of everyone by 2030. The 15-year plan has 17 goals with 169 targets aimed at stimulating action in areas of critical importance to humanity and the environment.
Elsevier data science teams built pre-generated search queries for 16 of the SDGs. These search queries are now available as part of Scopus Advanced search and can help researchers and institutions track and demonstrate progress towards the targets of the SDGs.
The webinar will explain how the SDGs have been mapped, how they can be analysed in Scopus, and how the scientometrics community can contribute to push the boundaries even further.

Short bio:
Luigi Rucco is Elsevier‘ Research Intelligence Consultant and Sales Manager in the area of Southern Europe. Luigi serves institutions in the government and academic sector and help them to define and apply advanced analytics for strategizing, managing and evaluating all aspects related to scientific research.

The European Summer School for Scientometrics will promote best practices in the application of the results of quantitative studies of science and technology. For the future of our field high quality education and training is of crucial importance.
I am convinced that the esss will contribute successfully to this mission.

— Prof. Ton van Raan, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) Leiden University

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