Robin Chin Roemer


Understanding and communicating research impact: the needs of STEM and health sciences faculty and postdoctoral researchers

This 2019–2020 project explored University of Washington faculty and postdoctoral researcher needs for understanding and communicating the impact of their work. The project was designed to understand the challenges researchers face in this area, identify how participants in these fields define and measure impact, and...

Meaningful metrics: a 21st century librarian's guide to bibliometrics, altmetrics, and research impact

Foreword A few days ago, we were speaking with an ecologist from Simon Fraser University here in Vancouver about an unsolicited job offer he’d recently received. The offer included an astonishing inducement: Anyone from his to-be-created lab who could wangle a first or corresponding authorship...