Dr Jonathan Adams

Director
@ Institute for Scientific Information

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  • Bio

Dr Adams joined Clarivate Analytics as a Director of ISI in April 2018. Jonathan is a visiting professor at the Policy Institute at King’s College London. Previously, he was the lead founder of Evidence Ltd (2000-2009) and Director of Research Evaluation for Thomson Reuters (2009-2013).  Evidence developed products and services providing decision support to research managers and carried out research evaluation for agencies and institutions in the UK, elsewhere in Europe, Brazil, Australia, China, India, Singapore and Malaysia. Jonathan chaired the EC Evaluation Monitoring Committee for Framework Programme 6 (2004); chaired the Monitoring Group of the European Research Fund for Coal & Steel (2006); led the national review of research evaluation in New Zealand (2008); was a member of the Australian Research Council (ARC) indicators development group for its research excellence assessment (2008) and ARC’s impact assessment (2016). In 2010 he was an expert adviser to the interim evaluation of FP7.

Jonathan has worked at King’s College London (1979-1980), University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1980-1983), University of Leeds (1983-1989) and Imperial College London (1989-1992). He was a science policy adviser to the UK for the Research Councils (1989- 1992) where he first worked with ISI to introduce bibliometrics to UK research evaluation, and was Leeds University’s Director of Research Strategy 1993 – 1997. He has published over 100 articles in journals, a series of widely quoted reports on research in the BRIC economies and regularly presents at international research conferences.  In 2017, he received an honorary DSc from the University of Exeter for his work in higher education and research policy.

  • My Previous Events

  • Research Impact: Framework for Excellence

    • 04-10-2018
    • 08:30 - 16:30
    • The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester