Evidence Based Analysis of Research Performance - Winter School 2019
Level 11, Office 1
Monash Conference Centre, Lvl 7, 30 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Advanced Level Accreditation - Evidence Based Analysis of Research Performance
Friday, 21st of June 2019
Start Time
9:00 am
Finish Time
5:00 pm

2019 Winter School Elective

9 AM - 5 PM, Friday 21 June
Bibliometric and scientometric analyses of scholarly publications have been developed over the last 50 years to quantitatively evaluate the quality of research. It is now a well-established component of a number of national research assessment programs - from the U.K.’s Research Excellence Framework to Excellence in Research for Australia. Many international university ranking systems have also included bibliometric analyses in their methodologies. This interactive workshop, delivered by Dr Paul Wong from Squarcle Consulting, will explore the underlying analytical techniques in the context of a range of scenarios for the strategic management of institutional research performance including the use of lead and lagging indicators in measuring research performance and use of indicators in international university ranking schemes.
Registration closes COB Friday 17 May 2019

The Winter School has no formal pre-requisites. The electives are intended for:

  • Mid-senior level research management staff
  • ARMFs - ARMS Accredited Research Managers (Foundation)
  • Anyone interested in developing a deep, practical understanding of the topics featured in the 2019 Program
Elective Fees
ARMS Members: $700 per elective (GST inclusive)
Non-Members: $800 per elective (GST inclusive)

The cost for each elective includes participation in the workshop, a compendium of workshop notes and an assessment. Participants will be required to cover any additional costs associated with attendance including accommodation, travel and other incidentals. Catering and refreshments are provided for each elective.

2019 Advanced Level Accreditation Cohort Members: Current Advanced Level cohort members do not need to register for these electives. The cost of two electives is included in your program fee. Additional elective fees must be covered at your own cost.
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
ARMFs and ARMAs can claim 7 CPE hours per elective
ARMS Members: Login to the member's portal and register via the 'Events' page.
Non-Members: Contact the ARMS Accreditation Program Administrator (details below) to organise your registration.
Registration closes COB Friday 17 May 2019
Further enquiries:
Registration: Contact Bridget Jay, ARMS Accreditation Program Administrator at or +61 8 8201 5592
Elective content: Contact Dr Mark Hochman, ARMS Business Consultant at

Should your circumstances change and you are unable to attend an ARMS elective, you must contact by no later than 30 working days prior to the commencement of the scheduled event. ARMS will refund the full registration fee minus any administrative fees. Should you cancel less than 30 working days prior to the commencement of the ARMS event, no refund will be payable but instead you may wish to send a proxy.

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