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Researcher Skills Toolkit


This module will provide an overview of how to measure and visualise the impact of publications using a range of metrics and tools. 

After working through this module you will be able to: 

  • Recognise the benefits of measuring the impact of publications with research metrics 

  • Understand the responsible use of research metrics 

  • Evaluate different types of research metrics and understand their strengths and weaknesses 

  • Identify a range of databases and tools used for measuring the impact of research outputs 

  • Select the most appropriate databases and metrics

  • Apply strategies to keep up to date with who is citing your research 

  • Develop an impact story based on research metrics.

Research metrics

In this video University of Newcastle researchers discuss how they incorporate research metrics into their grant, award and promotion applications.
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