blog migration – new platform

by Sarah de Rijcke November 22, 2011

We recently migrated our blog to a new platform. Please visit us at:
 http://citationculture.wordpress.com
We also moved the complete archive of posts and comments to this address.
Kind regards,
Paul Wouters and Sarah de Rijcke

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blog migration – new platform

by Sarah de Rijcke November 22, 2011

We recently migrated our blog to a new platform. Please visit us at: http://citationculture.wordpress.comWe also moved the complete archive of posts and comments to this address. Kind regards,Paul Wouters and Sarah de RijckeOriginal post blogged o…

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PKP: From Scholarly Open Access Movement to Institutional Player

by Nicholas Jankowski November 16, 2011

The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) recently held its 3rd international conference in Berlin, marking the ‘ coming of age’  of what started as a movement for open access publishing in the late 1990s. Then, a loose coalition of professors, librarians, and graduate students reacted to the increasingly expensive and closed character of many academic journals, [...]

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Journal ranking biased against interdisciplinary research

by P.F. Wouters November 15, 2011

The widespread use of rankings of journals in research institutes and universities creates a disadvantage for interdisciplinary research in assessment exercises such as the British Research Excellence Framework. This is the conclusion of a paper presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the Society for the Social Studies of Science in Cleveland (US) by Ismael […]

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Journal ranking biased against interdisciplinary research

by P.F. Wouters November 15, 2011

The widespread use of rankings of journals in research
institutes and universities creates a disadvantage for interdisciplinary
research in assessment exercises such as the British Research Excellence
Framework. This is the conclusion of…

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Harvard no longer number 1 in ranking

by P.F. Wouters October 24, 2011

Recently, the new Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012 saw the light. The ranking revealed that Harvard University is no longer number one on the list. Incidentally, the differences with Caltech – now highest – are minimal. The main reason for Caltech’s rise are the extra revenues it drew out of industry. Caltech’s income […]

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Harvard no longer number 1 in ranking

by P.F. Wouters October 24, 2011

Recently, the new Times Higher Education World University Rankings
2011-2012 saw the light. The ranking revealed that Harvard University is no
longer number one on the list. Incidentally, the differences with Caltech – now
highest – are …

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Harvard no longer number 1 in ranking

by P.F. Wouters October 24, 2011

Recently, the new Times Higher Education World University Rankings
2011-2012 saw the light. The ranking revealed that Harvard University is no
longer number one on the list. Incidentally, the differences with Caltech – now
highest – are …

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Perspectives on computer simulation and data visualization

by Sarah de Rijcke October 18, 2011

When it comes to critical analysis of the role of computers, data visualization, simulations and modeling in the sciences, there’s a lot to be learned from humanities scholars. I’m currently teaching a course on the role of computer-generated images in contemporary science and visual culture at Utrecht University. Yesterday I learned that the New Media […]

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Perspectives on computer simulation and data visualization

by Sarah de Rijcke October 18, 2011

When it comes to critical analysis of the role of computers,
data visualization, simulations and modeling in the sciences, there’s a lot to
be learned from humanities scholars. I’m currently teaching a course on the
role of computer-…

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