We developed the Research Profile Dashboard to provide our clients with a precise view into researcher behavior and activity. As an example below, we show the most active and cited researchers using contact mapping methods, but the same approach can be taken for any:
- Research Area (e.g. iPSCs, reprogramming, prostate cancer)
- Application ( e.g. high-throughput sequencing, genome editing, transfection)
- Method (e.g. ChIP Sequencing, One-Step PCR)
- Corporate or Product Brand (e.g. Illumina, SuperScript®, FuGENE®
Interactive Dashboard Tips
By default this Dashboard highlights the top universities and authors, but you can sort, filter, and segment however makes the most sense. Here are a few ideas:
Monitor Researcher Activity and Revenue Potential
- Select one or more institutions to see how they compare in their researcher output over time
- Within those institutions, see who the top authors are
- Select one or more authors to compare their publication trajectories over time. Some have been consistent publishers over a long period of time, while others have come on the scene more recently and have been very active.
Monitor Researcher Influence
Being an opinion leader isn’t always about quantity of researcher, but quality. At the top navigation of this Dashboard, you can toggle between two options: Publications or Citations.
Publications will show the total number of publications for any researcher or institution, while the Citations toggle will sum up how frequently those publications are cited by other journal articles. It’s a great way to understand how a researcher’s work is being received.
- Try the same exercises as outlined above, but toggle to Citations and explore the Research Profile.