Let’s talk about the Leiden Ranking
The 2016 CWTS Leiden Ranking will be released on May 18th. By popular demand, we are excited to welcome back our panelists from last year, Dr. Paul Wouters and Ludo Waltman from CWTS, for another exciting webcast about the ranking.
Did you know that the Leiden Ranking draws on Web of Science™ publication data from 2010-2013? This data provides accurate measurements of the scientific impact of universities and their involvement in scientific collaboration.
Join us on May 19th for a behind-the-scenes look into the ranking. Learn how the Leiden ranking differs from others, and see what goes into calculating the rankings using bibliometric data derived from Web of Science.
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About our panelists:
Prof. dr. Paul Wouters
Paul Wouters is director of CWTS and professor of Scientometrics. He is member of the editorial boards of Social Studies of Science, the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Scholarly Communication, and Cybermetrics. He is involved in the European project NESSHI and is PI of the 7th Framework project ACUMEN. Dr. Wouters’s interests are in evaluation systems and how they have developed and are creating new constraints for the development of knowledge, and the history of science in general and the role of information systems in these histories in particular.
Ludo Waltman, PhD
Ludo Waltman is a researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden University. At CWTS, Ludo coordinates the advanced bibliometric methods (ABM) working group. Ludo’s research interests focus on methodological topics in the fields of bibliometrics and scientometrics, in particular the analysis and visualization of bibliometric networks and the development of bibliometric indicators.