Simon has been a research manager and administrator for over 20 years and has spent 15 of those years serving in various ARMA Board positions, and is the immediate past chair. He is vice-chair of CASRAI, the international Consortium Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information. He has also served on a number of national UK committees, project boards and working groups including for RCUK, HEFCE, Universities UK (Open Access Co-ordination group), Jisc and Vitae on topics such as open access, grant management systems, research development, research assessment and research information management. Recently, he was part of the steering group that produced The Metric Tide report.  He holds a doctorate in research management and administration and is currently leading the NCURA funded international Research Administration As A Profession (RAAAP) project.


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