CSIR- NISTADS Invited Talk

Title:  Measuring and Characterizing Indian Scientific Research: New Dimensions

Speaker: Dr Vivek Singh, Professor of Computer Science and Director, Computer Centre at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Date and Time:   11th November, 2019 4.00 PM

Venue: NISTADS Conference Hall

Abstract:

The talk will attempt to address quantitative pursuits in Indian Science, addressing several traditional issues like India’s research output, global share and rank, disciplinary distribution of research output and international collaboration patterns. The main emphasis will be on quantitative methods and how they can be used to draw inferences useful for science policy.

The talk will include discussion on issues of gender and research publishing as well as open access levels and patterns in Indian research. The University-Industry-Government collaboration in research would also be looked into.

The talk will also discuss on a very important and emerging issue of social media attention of Indian research output, including characterizing the type of research output that gets significant attention in different social media and news platforms.

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