DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and STI Policy
The changing dynamics in scholarly publishing, both globally and in South Africa, present a range of challenges that have multiple implications for scientists’ careers, as well as the autonomy and ...
Robert Tijssen is professor at CREST and Chair of Science and Innovation Studies at Leiden University, an institutional partner of SciSTIP.
The paper recently won the award for best paper at the prestigious 2017 Conference of the International Association ...
Predatory journals are increasingly becoming a problem in academia, both in South Africa and globally.
The appointment will contribute to reinforcing research carried out on altmetrics, funding and research teams in Africa.
A high-level policy framework covering dimensions of internationalisation of higher education drafted by Prof Botha ...
This project involves the development of social media landscapes for Africa, by following an approach which has rece ...
Predatory publishing is a new reality and threat that all researchers have to be aware of and learn how to deal with.
Dr Nelius Boshoff attended the ENRESSH Work Group Meetings at the St. Kliment Ohridski University in Sofia, Bulgaria ...
This pioneering study addresses some crucial questions, including: what is the role of the informal sector in econom ...
Prof Mouton presented the report to Prof Cloete, Vice-Rector: Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Studies.
The conference was held between 31 October and 3 November 2016 and focused on Scientometrics, STI Policy and Science ...
The books were launched at the recent International Research Conference on Scientometrics, STI Policy and Science Co ...
Professor Johann Mouton presents on new trends regarding peer-review and how to measure the quality of science.
The 11th Globelics Annual PhD Academy was hosted by IERI between the 20th June and 1st July 2016.
Prof Botha presented a series of courses on doctoral supervision.
Prof Robin Cowan is focussing on transformation related research.
Johann Mouton launched the book in Bloemfontein on Wednesday, 24 February.
New realities demand new ways of thinking about institutional science communication.
FameLab is a global competition that challenges young researchers (21 to 35) to present their work to a general audi ...
CREST (SciSTIP) has joined forces with the Centre for Invasion Biology (CIB) at Stellenbosch University for FameLab.
Dr Prozesky reflects on South Africa’s scientific capacity at AfricaLics’15.
Prof Mouton delivered a seminar on challenges facing doctoral production.
Dr Rodrigo Costas delivers seminar on the h-index
SciSTIP members present at ACU-Sarima conference
The first official meeting of the Steering Committee of SciSTIP was held on Wednesday the 22nd of April.
The annual CoE Directors' Forum was held on the 13th of November 2014.
The 2014 SciSTIP annual activity report documents the Centre's activities from April to December 2014.
A scientific conference held on 6 & 7 November 2014 marked the official launch of SciSTIP.
Approximately 50 researchers and research managers attended the 2014 RDF.