Consultancies, board and expert group memberships (selected)
2019 Appointed board member of the National Library of Sweden’s Advisory council for the period May 2019- Dec. 2021 (Ref. Tina Abelin, Ministry of Education and Research).
2019 Invited expert discussant on Open Access/Plan S. Riksbankens jubileumsfond, Board of Directors meeting, May 13. Presented Open access and Plan S - Riksbankens Jubileumsfond – viewpoints of current states: and the road ahead. (Available upon request)
2018 Expert advice on using bibliometrics to identify SDU areas of strength and specialization, Research Support and Policy Services, University of Southern Denmark (Ref. Esben Flindt)
2018 Expert advice on policy for researcher address affiliations, Västra Götalandsregionen (Ref. Lars Grip)
2018– Appointed member of the National Library of Sweden’s Research council (Ref. Jonas Nordin, secretary)
2017– Appointed member in a national working group on The current merit and resource allocation system versus incentives for open access, National Library of Sweden 2017-2019 (Ref. Beate Eellend, secretary).
2017 Contributor to bibliometric model for evaluating research impact in clinical guidelines. ALF-tilldelningen, Swedish Research Council 2017 (Ref. Andreas Augustsson, SRC).
2017 Invited expert on Bibliometrics for the Västra Götalandsregionen and the Sahlgrenska University Hospital. 2017-01-2017-06 20 % of full time (Ref. Lars Grip).
2016– Appointed ”klagesensor”, for student appeals. Department of Archivistics, Library and Information Science, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway, Feb, 2016; Jan, 2018.
2015 Invited expert to ”Hearing angående förslag till nationella riktlinjer för öppen tillgång till vetenskaplig information”. Commissioned by the Ministry of education and research, Rosenbad. Dec, 2015
2015 Invited expert to the group that composed the response to the Swedish Research Board’s committee report “Forskningskvalitetsutvärdering i Sverige – FOKUS” (Invited by Anders Nylund, University of Borås). Nov-Dec, 2015
2015 Expert commentator: ”Riktlinjer för utvärderande bibliometri i Sverige”. (Commisioned by SUHF:s forum för bibliotekschefers arbetsgrupp för bibliometri). Nov, 2015
2015 SAFER - Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre at Chalmers University of Technology – comments and suggestions for a bibliometrics performance study of the organisation’s research. Oct, 2015.
- Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 2012-
- iConference 2014, Berlin, Humboldt Universität: iSchools
- Human IT, 2014-
- Information Research, 2015-
- BMC Research Notes, 2016-
- Research Evaluation, 2018-
Upcoming research activities:
Invited speaker at Scientific communication and gate keeping in academia in Uppsala, Sweden, 24-25 May, 2018 www.konferens.edu.uu.se/scga2018-en
Invited keynote (with Jonas Gurell, SRC) at CRIS2018: 14th International Conference on Current Research Information Systemshosted by Vereniging euroCRIS in collaboration with Umeå University, June 13-16, 2018
Visting scholar at University of Southern Denmark, University Library, August-October, 2018
Convenor (with Björn Hammarfelt) Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy, University of Borås, November 7-9, 2018
Invited research seminars and scholarly lectures given:
Keynote and invited plenary talks
2018 “Academic integrity in scholarly publishing vs. bibliometric compliance” Seminar on ‘predatory publishing’. Faculty of Education, University of Gothenburg, Feb 7, 2018
2018 “The performativity of the citation: Evaluative scientometrics beyond impact indicators” Invited talk at University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, Jan 24, 2018.
2017 “Vetenskaplig kvalitet i den nya publiceringsekonomin”. Keynote presentation at SWERA-konferensen, Swedish Educational Research Association, Linköping, Oct 5, 2017
2015 “Vilken roll spelar bibliometriska indikatorer för den vetenskapliga praktiken?” Invited talk (twice) at SUHF:s konferens Forskningsadministration i focus. Stockholm: Norra Latin. Oct. 9 2015.
2015 “Resource allocation based on bibliometrics – Are you citeable, my friend?”. Invited plenary at Seminar on ”best practice” för utvärderande bibliometri. SUHF:s forum för bibliotekschefers arbetsgrupp för bibliometri, Stockholm: KTH, May 19th, 2015.
2014 “Qualitative Scientometrics”. Conference paper presentation: Invited plenary talk at 35th IATUL Conference, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. June 2-5 2014.
2012 “Inscribed and Circumscribed by Citations – Indicators, Impact and Quality in the Humanities and Social Sciences”. Invited talk presented at the Bibliometrics at the crossroads seminar Chalmers Library and University of Borås, May 23, 2012.
Conference and workshop presentations (selected):
2017 “Explorative scientometrics beyond impact indicators – qualitative citation analysis.” Academic Rankings and Metrics Workshop, Visualizations Center, Linköping University, Norrköping Campus., Nov 29–Dec 1, 2017. Invited by David Moats, Linköping University.
2017 “Topic modelling approaches to aggregated citation data.” Paper presented at the 22nd International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators Paris (France) September 6-8, 2017
2017 “Explorative visualization of citation networks with VOSviewer”. EINFOSE Summer School Hildesheim, Burg Katlenburg Aug. 30, 2017
2017 “Quantitative Digital Methods”. EINFOSE Summer School Hildesheim, Burg Katlenburg Aug. 29, 2017
2017 “Meta-metric evaluation of research”. Workshop presentation: Working with indicators, Styrsö, May 11, 2017.
2016 ”The performativity of the citation” Workshop presentation, Accelerated Academy: evaluation, acceleration, and metrics in academic life. Leiden, The Netherlands. Dec. 1, 2016.
2016 ”Utforskande visualisering av citeringsnätverk med VOSviewer”. Metrics workshop – tema visualisering. SUHF, Stockholm, Karolinska Institute. Nov. 8, 2016
2016 “Citation Impact in Clinical Guidelines” Poster presented at the 21st Nordic Workshop for Bibliometrics and Research Policy. Copenhagen, Denmark, Nov. 3-4, 2016
2016 “Professional Impact of Clinical Research”. Paper presented at the 21st International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators Valencia (Spain) September 14-16, 2016
2016 “Happiness as a valuation of nations: from margin to indicator”. Paper presented at 4S/EASST annual meeting: Science & technology by other means: Exploring collectives, spaces and futures. Barcelona, Spain. Aug. 31-Sep. 3, 2016
2016 “Professional Impact”. Workshop presentation: Living with indicators: bibliometrics and research evaluation in contemporary academia, Borås, May 16, 2016
2015 “Meaningful citation analysis?”. Conference presentation: 20th Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy, Oslo, Norway. October 2, 2015.
2015 ”Om mätbarhet och vad som är värt att mäta”. Workshop presentation: Symposiet Marknader för vetenskaplig publicering. 22-23 Jan, 2015, Stenhuset, Uppsala.
2014 “The Heterogeneous Landscape of Bibliometric Indicators: Evaluating Models for Allocating Resources at Swedish Universities” (w. Björn Hammarfelt and Pieta Eklund). Conference presentation: 19th Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy, Reykjavik, Iceland. September, 2014.
2014 “Little Scientist, Big Data: Information fusion towards meeting the information needs of scholars”. Conference presentation: Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) 2014. Zadar, Croatia. June 2014. (w./ INCITE)
2012 “Inscribed and Circumscribed by Citations – Indicators, Impact and Quality in the Humanities and Social Sciences” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). Copenhagen, Denmark October 17-20, 2012.
2011 “Securitizing Technosciences: The 9/11-effect on the Research Landscape” (Co-author). Annual Meeting of the Society for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Ohio, November 2-5, 2011, 2011. (w./ Mats Fridlund)