Multidisciplinary Research Impact and Research Excellence Workshop
August 23 @ 13:00 - 17:00
WASP-HS is arranging a workshop on impact and excellence in multidisciplinary research. The workshop is open to all researchers within the program.
The workshop starts out with two keynotes by Professor Ana Marušić adn Associate Professor Björn Hammarfelt upon which the group will be divided in smaller groups to discuss the topic. A break, including coffee, will take place at 15. The workshop ends at 17. The aim of the workshop us to write a joint manifesto.
Ana Marušić is Professor of Anatomy, Chair of the Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health, and Head of the Center for Evidence-based Medicine at the University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia. She is an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh in the UK and Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Global Health. Prof. Marušić is on the Steering Group of the EQUATOR Network and Co-Chair of the Cochrane Scientific Committee. Prof. Marušić was the president of several editorial organizations: European Association of Science Editors (EASE), Council of Science Editors (CSE), and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME). She currently serves on the Council of the Publication Ethics (COPE).
Prof. Marušić’s research interest include evidence-based medicine and research integrity. She has published more than 300 peer-reviewed publications and was heavily involved with creating the policy of mandatory registration of clinical trials in public registries which helped change the legal regulation of clinical trials worldwide. She has participated in several EU projects related to research integrity and responsible research and innovation.
Björn Hammarfelt is Associate Professor at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science (SSLIS), University of Borås. His research is situated at the intersection of information studies and sociology of science, with a focus on the organisation, communication and evaluation of research. Hammarfelt’s most recent work has focused on evaluation practices in academia, with particular emphasis on bibliometric measurement and its effects on knowledge production and working conditions.
Please register to attend the workshop. Registration closes on 12 August.