Research Evaluation Seminar 2013

Wednesday 17th April
Event venue: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Národní 1009/3, Prague 1, Czech Republic
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9.00–9.30
Registration and welcome refreshments

9.30–9.45
Introduction and opening remarks
Speakers: prof. Jiří Drahoš, President of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ing. Martin Lhoták, Director of the Library of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Ing. David Horký, Country Manager – Central and Eastern Europe, Thomson Reuters

MORNING SESSION
Chair Ing. David Horký

9.45–10.35
Country and institutional research evaluation
History, Background and Current State of Affairs

Speaker: Jonathan Adams, Director for Research and Development, Thomson  Reuters

10.35–11.25
New trends in research evaluation in Europe
Defining and Measuring Impact of Researchers and their Institutions
Speaker: Philip Purnell, Strategic Business Manager, Thomson Reuters

11.35–12.35
Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION
Chair Ing. Martin Lhoták

12.35–13.20
Research and performance evaluation in the Czech Republic
The current methodology for evaluation and measuring research impact
Speaker: Ing. Martin Matějka, The Office of the Government of the Czech Republic

13.20–14.05
University Research in the Czech Republic
Funding, Publication activity, Citation response
Speaker: prof. Jiří Málek, R&D&I Council of the Czech Government

14.05–14.20
Coffee Break

14.20–15.05
The IPN Methodics project  a way to better evaluation?
Main aim and current status of the project
Speakers: prof. Jitka Moravcová, IPn Methodics project guarantor, doc. Daniel Münich, Member of Advisory Committee for Evaluation of the R&D&I Council of the Czech Government, CERGE-EI

15.05–15.50
Internal Evaluation in the Academy of Sciences
Experiences and future plans
Speaker: prof. Petr Ráb, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

15.50–16.00
Closing remarks