Chief Scientist, Science-Metrix.
She Figures: data gaps and limitations, as well as future directions
Plenary: Improving quality of STEM gender equality indicators
David Campbell is Chief Scientist at Science-Metrix where, over the last 12 years, he has used his quantitative and data mining expertise to conduct more than 80 projects requiring the production of bibliometric and other S&T indicators. Mr Campbell has contributed to the statistical analyses for several bibliometric assessments, program evaluations and policy reports using mainly primary data obtained from bibliographic data sources and surveys, as well as secondary data from statistical offices. Mr Campbell has also performed original data mining analyses to inform science-based programs, policies or research directions. Mr Campbell is also responsible for data quality control and has contributed to the implementation of a rigorous protocol to guarantee the highest quality and integrity of bibliometric deliverables.
Mr Campbell regularly contributes to the research evaluation and bibliometric community through conference presentations and scientific publications, and is a lifetime member of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI). Mr Campbell holds a B.Sc. (Honours) in Biological Sciences from the Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada, and an M.Sc. in Biological Sciences from Université Laval, Canada.
#SpeakerPreview Science-Metrix was the lead contractor for the calculation of indicators, the development of new indicators, and the drafting of the publication and associated methodological handbook for the She Figures 2015