Day 1 – Thursday, 5 July 2012
Venue : Auditorium, Kompleks Pengurusan Penyelidikan & Inovasi, University of Malaya
This conference will host renowned speakers and panellists from the Ministry of Higher Education, universities and research institutions from Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and United Kingdom, who will share and debate ideas about how to foster sound scholarship, improve academic standards and determine a just method to measure the quality of research and its output.
Highlights of the conference include:
a review of the national strategic plan for research in higher institutions in Malaysia,
building a world-class university, and
developing meaningful performance measures for universities and research institutions
Who should attend:Research management and research administrators at universities, professors from cluster research, librarians and data analysts of bibliometrics and policy-makers from the various government ministries.
Day 2 – Friday, 6 July 2012
Venue: Computer Lab, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya
In the workshop, we will provide sample indicators for institutional research performance evaluations using the data drawn from Thomson ReutersInCites™. Participants are encouraged to explore those indicators and consider which ones are useful to address questions they may have in their work. Possible questions:
What are the indicators available for research evaluation and how do we use them?
Where does my university stand in comparison to other universities?
Who are most productive, or most cited researchers in our university?
What are the categories/topics that stand out in the research done in my university?
Who should attend:Research administrators and librarians who analyzes and reports on research performance
Participants are advised to register in advance, preferably before or by 15 June, 2012.