SARIMA Virtual Conference 2021
The Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) provides a platform where research and innovation (R&I) management professionals from Southern Africa (and beyond) can come together as a community to connect, learn and support each other.
The theme for the 2021 SARIMA Conference is: “Embracing Change in a Shifting World | Managing Openness, Collaboration, Sharing and Benefit in Research and Innovation.”
Digital Science are looking forward to attending the event and presenting the following talk as part of the “THE SEARCH FOR IMPACT: MEASURING AND MONITORING INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PERFORMANCE” presentation session.
Altmetric – Effectively Measure and Track the Societal Impact of South African Research
Friday 29th October, 09:20-10:05 SAST
Meet our presenter
Ben McLeish: Ben has been the Director of Advocacy and Outreach at Digital Science since 2018, prior to that he was European Sales Lead at Altmetric, also a Digital Science company, for four years. Ben has worked in academic publishing and information services since 2004. Previously at John Wiley & Sons and The American Chemical Society, he represented the introduction of the Summon Library Discovery service in Northern Europe while at ProQuest.
Ben has also worked in TV and radio Media Monitoring in Australia as well as CleanTech and Digital Media sector analysis