Call for Papers

22nd Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy
Helsinki, Finland
9-10 November 2017

Pre-workshop: Researcher Visibility
8 November 2017

Abstract and poster submission

The participants who wish to present a research paper or a poster are called for a max. 250-word abstract of their presentation. We are in particular seeking novel ideas or work-in-progress of interest to a Nordic audience and if possible policy-related. You can offer either a paper or a poster. Papers will be presented over a workshop presentation (ca. 20 min.), while posters will be showcased in a poster booster session followed by a free-form discussion. The posters will be on display in the hallways of the workshop site.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is the 15th of September 2017.
The authors will be notified of acceptance by the 30th of September 2017.

For further information, please contact: Reetta Muhonen reetta.muhonen (at)


Keynote speakers

o    Stefanie Haustein (University of Ottawa, Canada) Open science, social media and the scientific reward system
Kim Holmberg (University of Turku, Finland) Measuring researchers’ online visibility
   Jesper Schneider (Aarhus University, Denmark) ‘Science in Crisis’? The current challenges of research integrity in the ‘soft’ empirical sciences and how to study them

The conference venue

The House of Science and Letters (in Finnish: Tieteiden talo) Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki, Finland

Workshop organizers

o    NWB’2017 is organised by a consortium consisting of the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV),
Helsinki University Library (HULib) and
University of Tampere Research Centre for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (TaSTI) .

Steering Group

o    Gunnar Sivertsen (gunnar.sivertsen(at)
Birger Larsen (birger(at)
Camilla Hertil Lindelöw (camilla.hertil.lindelow(at)
o    Susanna Nykyri (susanna.nykyri(at)
Sigurður Óli Sigurðsson (sigurdur.sigurdsson(at)


Deadline for registration is the 23rd October. Please note that at least one of the authors has to register to the conference. You can register here. The workshop is also open to participants without a presentation.

Costs of participation, travel and accommodation

Participation to the workshop is free. Travel and accommodation have to be arranged and financed by the participants themselves.