Martin Szomszor

Director, Institute for Scientific Information

The Web of Science Author Impact Beamplots: A new tool for responsible research evaluation

How the addition of beamplots to the Web of Science will provide researchers and evaluators with contextual insights around individual researcher performance   The Web of Science™ Author Impact Beamplots are a new visualization tool that showcase the range of a researcher’s publication and citation impact in a single data exhibit. It is well-aligned with […]

Order, order! New report highlights importance of evolution in data categorization

It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order. Dmitri Mendeleev A new report Data Categorization: understanding choices and outcomes from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ at Clarivate highlights the evolving and dynamic nature of data categorization. It addresses the way we recognize natural divisions of knowledge […]

Group identity: What makes us ‘us’? [White paper]

What defines our emotional response to the COVID-19 pandemic? We discuss a new area of research gaining significant interest worldwide. Download our new white paper for more information, and learn how a similar analysis can inform horizon scanning, funding focus and more.   COVID-19 has changed the way we live. We’ve been forced inside, isolated […]

Annual G20 Scorecard: Spotlight on COVID-19 research

The latest Global Research Report from ISI analyzes the research landscape of each of the G20 member nations   As this eventful year draws nearer to its close, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ once again weighs in with a collection of “scorecards” for the G20 nations – the second in a series of annually […]

Identifying Research Fronts in the Web of Science: From metrics to meaning

The latest Global Research Report from the Institute for Scientific Information™ (ISI) uses clusters of citations from recently published papers to show the hot and emerging scientific topics that are currently attracting exceptional attention. The ability to find these fronts and to track emerging specialty areas of scientific research, together with the key players at […]