The research output of Dr Horta’s article achieved top rankings in Altmetrics MoreClose

Dr Hugo Horta’s article “The Impact of Publishing During PhD Studies on Career Research Publication, Visibility, and Collaborations” has received a high-level of online attention in terms of its quality and numbers of citations as well as other parameters. The article, co-authored with Mr. João M. Santos of the IN+ Center for Innovation, Technology, and Policy Research, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal ranked no. 1 in higher education and is also in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetrics.

Altmetrics are metrics and qualitative data that are complementary to traditional, citation-based metrics. They can include peer reviews, citations in Wikipedia and in public policy documents, discussions on research blogs, mainstream media coverage, bookmarks on reference managers such as Mendeley, and mentions on social networks such as Twitter.

The article was published online in Research in Higher Education, in July 2015. For details of the article, please view it at the publisher’s site:

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