Re: UK Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) review

From: Leslie Carr <>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 11:20:14 +0000

The latest paper (with many of the prior citations) appears to be
"Use of citation analysis to predict the outcome of the 2001 Research
Assessment Exercise for Unit of Assessment (UoA) 61: Library and
Information Management" available at

Les Carr

> From: Charles Oppenheim <C.Oppenheim_at_LBORO.AC.UK>
> Organization: Loughborough University
> Subject: Re: UK Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) review
> There have been many studies over the years (primarily authored by one C.
> Oppenheim, but also by others) demonstrating a statistically significant
> correlation between citation counts by academics returned for the RAE
> and their department's eventual RAE scores.  These studies cover hard
> science, soft science and humanities;  not sure if any studies have been
> done in engineering subjects though.
> Professor Charles Oppenheim
> Department of Information Science
> Loughborough University
> Loughborough
> Leics LE11 3TU
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