Building on the success of last year’s conference, join us in Providence, RI, USA

Transforming the research portfolio for greater impact: methodologies, metrics, and meaning

Now in its second year this unique conference offers the research community opportunity to look at how to get greater impact; analyzing recent developments in and possible futures of methodologies, metrics, and meaning. Join us in October and contribute to this international discussion.

Organizing Committee

John Armstrong, Discovery Engine, Brown University

Maryrose Franko, Health Research Alliance

William Gunn, Elsevier

Kristi Holmes, Northwestern University

Christopher Moore, Discovery Engine, Brown University

Anne Seymour, Johns Hopkins University

Anne Stone, TBI Communications

Mike Taylor, Digital Science

Here’s what some of last year’s attendees had to say:

" excellent learning and networking opportunity."

"..the organisers did a great job in pulling together an interesting group of people and facilitating discussion."

"..the Q&A portion of each session was excellent."

"..made me reconsider some of the foundational ideas behind metrics."

"…good balance between technical and philosophical.."

"..this was an incredibly good value for not-your-average conference."

" ..thought-provoking content, excellent speaker choices, diversity in audience."

Benefits of attending

  • two days of deep discussions into the practices, policies, and methods that will enable research to understand its own impact and potential for success
  • bringing together leaders from a wide variety of disciplines, with contributions from a diverse, international audience
  • speakers and panellists will explore The Structure of Research; Research, Policy and Strategy; Metrics, Evaluation and Behaviour; and Careers, Review and Promotion