Presentations

Contribution & attribution in research: funder perspectives Wednesday, May 16, 2012:

Liz Allen, Senior Evaluation Adviser, Wellcome Trust

Allen will outline the outputs of funded research that interest the funder, for which knowing who did what is key. She will discuss the inadequacy of current funding and acknowledgement sections in journals for identifying funding and those funded, and the challenges funders face in identifying individual contributions, which are exacerbated by...

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Authorship: a provostial perspective (deeply informed by scholar, selection/funding committee, and editorial board perspectives) Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Judith Singer, Senior Vice Provost, Harvard University

Singer will highlight the importance of exploring alignments and misalignments between the many purposes for scholarly publishing and the multiple ways in which scholarly publications are used by individuals occupying different roles to make very different kinds of decisions.  Her remarks will focus on how these...

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