Key Information

Tutor: Robyn Price
Course Level: Level 2
Course Credit1 credit
Mode of Delivery: MS Teams
Maximum Course Capacity


There are no more sessions taking place this academic year. 

The course programme for 2022-23 will be available to book from late September.

This course debunks the myths of the Journal Impact Factor and the h-index as well as explores alternative approaches to research assessment used by research organisations including Imperial College London and major funders to help you demonstrate academic impact.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Identify different metrics and research assessment methods used by research organisation and funders
  • Critically reflect on the strengths, weaknesses and biases of a range of popular metrics including citations, the Journal Impact Factor and the h-index
  • Assess the value of using Altmetric to demonstrate research impact
  • Evaluate the utility of applying bibliometrics to your own research and publications

How to Book

Please select a date and book on via Inkpath using your Imperial Single-Sign-On.