Event Title

Open Access Week Keynote: "Counting What Counts in Recruitment, Promotion, and Tenure"

Author Biography

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Gadd is a scholarly communications specialist working as a Research Policy Manager (Publications) at Loughborough University, UK. She chairs the INORMS Research Evaluation Working Group, the ARMA Research Evaluation SIG and the LIS-Bibliometrics Forum. She founded The Bibliomagician Blog & was the recipient of the 2020 INORMS Award for Excellence in Research Management Leadership.

She has spent most of her career in libraries and doing research into the rights issues relating to the scholarly activities of UK HE. These include the Jisc-funded ACORN, Rights & Rewards, and RoMEO Projects, the latter of which gave rise to the RoMEO service. She has a PhD on the impact of copyright ownership on scholarly communication and blogs regularly on responsible research evaluation, copyright and open access issues. Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Program Type

Keynote speaker

Start Date and Time

20-10-2020 10:00 AM

End Date and Time

20-10-2020 11:30 AM

Location

Webinar

Program Description

What we reward through recruitment, promotion and tenure processes is not always what we actually value about research activity. This talk will explore how we can pursue value-led evaluations - and how we can persuade senior leaders of their benefits.

The Keynote will be followed by a panel discussion featuring the following panelists:

  • Thomas Ewing, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research and Professor of History
  • Carla Finkielstein, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
  • Bikrum Gill, Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Sylvester Johnson, Professor and Director of the Center for Humanities
  • Moderator: Tyler Walters, Dean, University Libraries

Register here!

Provided by the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.

Related Event Website

https://guides.lib.vt.edu/oa/week

Cost to Attend?

Free

Pre-registration Required?

yes

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Oct 20th, 10:00 AM Oct 20th, 11:30 AM

Open Access Week Keynote: "Counting What Counts in Recruitment, Promotion, and Tenure"

Webinar

What we reward through recruitment, promotion and tenure processes is not always what we actually value about research activity. This talk will explore how we can pursue value-led evaluations - and how we can persuade senior leaders of their benefits.

The Keynote will be followed by a panel discussion featuring the following panelists:

  • Thomas Ewing, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research and Professor of History
  • Carla Finkielstein, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
  • Bikrum Gill, Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Sylvester Johnson, Professor and Director of the Center for Humanities
  • Moderator: Tyler Walters, Dean, University Libraries

Register here!

Provided by the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.