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TCD Academic **NOW OPEN TO ALL ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH STAFF.

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP AS THIS IS AN INTERACTIVE EVENT!

Key Topics covered in the Master Class:

  1. Setting up an Orchid account (you will need your laptop) and log on to the RSS system, and be shown key features
  2. Tools, resources, methods
  3. Citations, impact, h-index, normalised citation impact
  4. Journal impact and citations
  5. TCD - RSS system
  6. XResearch evaluation
  7. Harnessing the H-index

Speaker: Ms Niamh Brennan, Programme Manager for Research Informatics in the Library Trinity College Dublin


Biography: Niamh Brennan works on research reporting, evaluation and impact. She is responsible for the development of Trinity's Research Support System and its institutional repository, TARA (Trinity's Access to Research Archive). Niamh is a member of several national and international groups working on open access to research outputs and enabling their improved reporting, retrieval and evaluation. These include Ireland's National Open Science Forum (which represents all Irish funding councils and research agencies and institutions), DART-Europe (Digital Access to Research Theses Europe), OpenAIRE2020 (Horizon2020) and OpenAIRE Advance (Horizon2020). She is a member of the management councils of two key Irish journals in economics and social sciences and has partnered in a number of research projects in digital humanities, international development and social sciences.

Niamh coordinated a national sectoral project in Ireland, funded by the HEA and managed by the IUA, which developed research reporting standards and research evaluation methodologies with a particular focus on developing new ways of demonstrating research impact. She has acted as a consultant on bibliometrics for HEA/Forfas (2011) and HEA (2106-2017). She is a member of the European Commission Expert Group on Skills for Open Science, reporting to the European Open Science Policy Platform (expert group report published: September 2017






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