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Research Analytics: Training

How to use publishing and citation data to evidence your strengths, develop your publishing strategy and make connections


Megaphone image     Please note that due to staffing changes we are currently operating a reduced service.

Workshops for research staff and academics

Beyond Impact Factor: Choosing where to Publish

  • Self-paced e-learning module on Moodle
  • Live/Online workshop planned for 2022/3 academic year (staff bookings and doctoral researcher bookings)


Publishing Record: Present your Strengths

  • Self-paced e-learning module on Moodle
  • Live/Online workshop planned for 2022/3 academic year (staff bookings and doctoral researcher bookings)




SciVal for Researchers


These training sessions are aimed at research and academic staff, but postdoctoral researchers are also very welcome to attend.

Doctoral skills workshops

 Publishing, Open Access, and Citations

Managing your Digital Identity as a Researcher

These training sessions are aimed at postgraduate researchers, but research and academic staff are also very welcome to attend. 

Quick Guides

Develop your publishing strategy by drawing up a shortlist of aspirational journals. This guide will help you find and evaluate relevant journals. 

Citations to research publications are often used as an indicator of research quality. This makes them important for both your research career and for the University. Following these good practice suggestions may help your publications attract citations. 

SciVal gives you access to publication, citation and collaboration data that you can use to benchmark and present the strengths of your publishing track record.

Are you looking for a collaborator to fill a gap in your team's expertise? Do you need to find someone to peer review a paper or grant application? Whatever the reason, publishing and citation data can help you find researchers with expertise in an area of interest.