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Bibliometrics for Research Action Group (BRAG) #3

Tue, 23 May, 2017
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Add to calendar

The Bibliometrics for Research Action Group (BRAG) is a cross-faculty forum for UTS staff and researchers interested in exploring citation-based metrics at the individual, group or institutional level.

Our third meeting will focus on Google Scholar metrics and features:

  • SHOW AND TELL: HeadsUp: Researchers metrics module
  • QUICK AND DIRTY: What metrics does Google Scholar provide and what do they mean?
  • TALK TIME: Professor Alan McKee will describe how Google Scholar metrics are and could be used in FASS
  • BIG PICTURE: PQU will compare Google Scholar with other tools 
  • TOOL TIME: Learn how to use Publish or Perish

This event is open to all interested UTS staff and researchers.

We recommend you bring a laptop, otherwise there will be a number of shared laptops available.

BRAG is a joint collaboration between UTS Library, the Planning and Quality Unit (PQU) and the Research and Innovation Office (RIO).

Light lunch will be provided. If you have special dietary requirements, or general questions, please contact Helen.Chan@uts.edu.au.


About our featured presenter:

Alan McKee photoProfessor Alan McKee is the Associate Dean (Research and Development) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). He is an expert on entertainment and healthy sexual development. He has been awarded an ARC Discovery grant to bring together contradictory research data on pornography produced by different academic disciplines. He also holds an ARC Linkage with True (previously known as Family Planning Queensland) to investigate the use of vulgar comedy to reach young men with information about healthy sexual development, and he was co-editor of the Girlfriend Guide to Life. He has published on healthy sexual development, the effects of pornography on young people, and entertainment education for healthy sexuality in journals including the Archives of Sexual Behavior, the International Journal of Sexual Health, the Journal of Sex Research and Sex Education. 


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