Mike Thelwall

Mike Thelwall is head of the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton. He has written 200 refereed journal articles and two books about research-related indicators from the web and has developed the free program Webometric Analyst to extract data for these indicators. He is part of the independent review of the role of metrics in research assessment commissioned by HEFCE.

Five Ways We Could Use Altmetrics in the Next REF

Although many are excited by the possibilities for using alternative metrics to supplement research assessment, others are concerned about gaming the figures. Mike Thelwall provides his recommendations for uses of altmetrics in Britain’s national research evaluation exercises.

9 years ago