Optimising your research impact

Learn how to optimise your research impact using traditional and emerging metrics..

Overview

Research impact is important to both individuals and institutions. The visibility and discoverability of research outputs is known to be a key factor in the frequency of citations.

Altmetrics

Learn about altmetrics or alternative metrics

Bibliometrics

Explains the measures used for academic papers

Open Access

Learn about open access publishing and sharing research data

Researcher Profiles

Explains the different kinds of profiles for researchers

Strategic Publishing

Learn about scholarly publishing, predatory publishers and author rights

Key definitions

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