Elizabeth is the Research Policy Manager (Publications) at Loughborough University. She is the Champion of the ARMA Research Evaluation Special Interest Group and Chair of the INORMS Research Evaluation Working Group. She founded the Lis-Bibliometrics forum and The Bibliomagician blog. She has spent most of her career in libraries and doing research into the rights issues relating to the scholarly activities of UK HE. These include the Jisc-funded ACORN, Rights & Rewards, and RoMEO Projects, the latter of which gave rise to the SHERPA/RoMEO service. She has a PhD on the impact of copyright ownership on scholarly communication and blogs regularly on responsible research evaluation, copyright and open access issues.

Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. She sits on the SciVal User Group Steering Committee.

The Research Evaluation SIG is for all those interested in how we can meaningfully measure research activities and outcomes. That might include how we monitor compliance with the open access and research data requirements of funders, how we measure research income and PGR student activity, how we provide evidence of ‘impact’, and how we can sensibly analyse publication and citation data.


09:45 - 11:00
17th Jun 2019
Meeting Room 3b

Research Evaluation and Research Impact: Connecting agendas through the INORMS Working Groups

At INORMS 2018, two working groups were established to address key issues in international research management. ‘Research Evaluation’, led by Dr Elizabeth Gadd, and ‘Research Impact and Stakeholder Engagement (RISE)’ co-led by Dr David Phipps and Dr Julie Bayley have been exploring and consulting on a range of issues since. ‘Research Evaluation’ is focused on

Theme: Policy & strategy
Level: Open to all
Speakers:Dr Elizabeth Gadd, Dr Julie Bayley
Time: 09:45 - 11:00
Date: 17th Jun 2019
Room: Meeting Room 3b

14:00 - 15:15
18th Jun 2019
Meeting room 3a

SIG: Research Evaluation

This session will cover an overview of past submissions and an analysis of historical research assessment exercise data, lessons learned and the importance of responsible approaches to the use of metrics.  (Including a presentation from Clarivate). Attendees will be invited to engage with colleagues in a series of discussions on some of the key challenges

Theme: Special Interest Group
Level: Open to all
Speakers:Dr Elizabeth Gadd
Time: 14:00 - 15:15
Date: 18th Jun 2019
Room: Meeting room 3a