Dr Nicola Meenan is a Research Strategy & Policy Officer at the University of York where she has responsibility for their research information system, PURE and advises on a broad portfolio of topics in research evaluation including the use of citation data, the development of appropriate research indicators and the visualisation of research data and analyses.  With Elizabeth Gadd she is the co-Champion of the ARMA Metrics Special Interest Group (SIG).  She also sits on the RCUK Interoperability Steering Group set up to develop data sharing between institutional systems and Researchfish.  She is a member of the UK SciVal and PURE user groups.

Nicola worked as a consultant for Thomson Reuters (Evidence) between 2010 and 2014 producing custom bibliometric reports and databases for UK and international government bodies and charities.  Before this she was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford and the University of York; her research background is in structural biology.


7th Jun 2017
Room: Room 3B

Doing metrics responsibly: how far have we come and what are the next steps

The Metric Tide report made specific recommendations around the responsible use of quantitative research indicators by institutions, research managers and administrators, funders, data suppliers and academics. In this session a Panel of expert stakeholders will talk about how far we’ve come in terms of the responsible use of metrics, and what our next steps should

Theme: Policy and Governance, SIG
Level: Operational / Administration
Speakers:Elizabeth Gadd, Dr Ben Johnson, Professor Alan Dix, Dr Nicola Meenan, Chris James, Simon Kerridge
Time: 15:45
Date: 7th Jun 2017
Room: Room 3B