Posts Tagged ‘established’

Book Review: Altmetrics – A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics

Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics, edited by Andy Tattersall, provides an overview of altmetrics and new methods of scholarly communication and how they can be applied successfully to provide evidence of scholarly contribution and improve how research is disseminated. The book, which draws on the expertise of leading figures in the field, strongly encourages library and information science (LIS) professionals to get involved with altmetrics to meet the evolving needs of the research community, finds Nathalie Cornée.

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Disparate Measures – Improving the Assessments of Perfectionism

A special issue of the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment takes a comprehensive look at the history of measuring perfectionism and the strides being made in developing better ways to assess striving for excellence and its pernicious cousin, striving for perfection..

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Inaugural Nine Dots Prize Seeks Answers to Wicked Problems

‘Are digital technologies making politics impossible?’ The inaugural Nine Dots Prize offers $100,000 for the best response as judged by leading international thinkers including Diane Coyle, Simon Goldhill, David Runciman and Saskia Sassen

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Academy of Social Sciences Names 83 New Fellows

The Academy of Social Sciences has conferred the award of fellow on 83 leading social scientists, including such luminaries as Lord Stern, Nudge Unit founder David Halpern and Madeleine Atkins of HEFCE.

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