By: Toni Beaton (MI Student)
We are happy to share the following recent research accomplishments by SIM faculty:
From Dr. Mike Smit:
As previously announced, Mike Smit started a new role as Deputy Scientific Director for the Ocean Frontier Institute earlier this year. In that role, he helped lead a large, multi-institution proposal to the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, which aims to understand and transform the role of the ocean in assessing, mitigating, and adapting to climate change, and which includes a significant role for ocean data and information. Hopefully there’s good news on that proposal in our next newsletter! Mike has also participated in the Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit, a WMO initiative to better collect and share data on Greenhouse Gas emissions, the Polar Data Workshop, the joint Canada-EU ocean data partnership forum, and many other national and international conferences.
From Dr. Louise Spiteri:
Louise Spiteri is a co-applicant, together with other members of DefaultDal (https://defaultdal.ca/) on a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant for the project Fostering plant-based defaults in Canadian universities and colleges. Louise is continuing to work on another SSHRC-funded project that examines Scaling up trauma and violence: Informed outreach with women affected by violence.
From Dr. Philippe Mongeon:
- Sauvé, J.-S., Mongeon, P., Larivière, V. (in press). From art to science: a bibliometric analysis of architectural scholarly production from 1980 to 2016. PLOS ONE.
- Simard, M.-A., Ghiasi, G., Mongeon, P., Larivière, V. (2022). National differences in dissemination and use of open access literature. PLOS ONE, 17(8): e0272730.
- Mongeon, P., Paul-Hus, A., Henkel, M., & Larivière, V. (2022). On the impact of geo-contextualized and local research in the global North and South. The 26th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators. Granada, September 7-9 2022.
- Mayhew, K., Rosati, D., Music, J., & Mongeon, P. (2022). On the citation relationship between industry funded and publicly funded Canadian Food Research publications. The 26th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators. Granada, September 7-9 2022.
- Mayhew, K., Henkel, M., Morrison, L., Svab, C., Krause, G. & Mongeon, P. (2022). A bibliometric analysis of the coverage of historical journals in Web of Science and Scopus. The 26th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators. Granada, September 7-9 2022.
- Hare, M., & Mongeon, P. (2022). The Impact of Mentorship on the Research Performance of LIS PhDs. The 26th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators. Granada, September 7-9 2022.
- Taylor, S., Conrad, C., Mongeon, P. (2022). On achieving greater research impact through interdisciplinary collaboration in Canada. Conference of the Administrative Science Association of Canada. 3-7 June 2022.
- Butler, L.-A., Matthias, L., Simard, M.-A., Mongeon, P. & Haustein, S. (2022). The Oligopoly’s Shift to Open Access Publishing. Proceedings of the 2022 conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science. 7-10 June 2022.
- Mayhew, K., Henkel, M., Morrison, L., Svab, C, Krause, G. & Mongeon, P. (2022). On the coverage of historical journals in Web of Science and Scopus. Proceedings of the 2022 conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science. 7-10 June 2022.
- Butler, L.-A., Matthias, L., Simard, M.-A., Mongeon, P., & Haustein, S. (2022). Annual Article Processing Charges (APCs) and number of gold and hybrid open access articles in Web of Science indexed journals published by Elsevier, Sage, Springer-Nature, Taylor & Francis and Wiley 2015-2018 (Version v1) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7086420
- Philippe Mongeon, Timothy Bowman, & Rodrigo Costas. (2022). Open dataset of scholars on Twitter (2020-08-23) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7013518
- Mongeon, P. (2022-2024). The role of scholarly journals in shaping knowledge: a bibliometric investigation of journal scope and journal fit. SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 44,270$, Principal investigator.
- Westwood, A., Mongeon, P. & Falconer, M. (2022-2024). What constitutes effective knowledge exchange at the environmental science-policy interface? SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, 200,000$, Co-Principal investigator.
- Mongeon, P. (2022-2023). Measuring engagement with equality, diversity, inclusion and accessibility in academic research. SSHRC Explore Grant, 5,000$, Principal investigator.
- Taylor, S. & Mongeon, P. (2022). The Evolution of Teaching Effectiveness: a bibliometric perspective. Dalhousie University Scholarship or Teaching and Learning Grant, 3,000$, Co-Principal investigator.
From Dr. Colin Conrad:
- Three journal articles were published during this time. They are listed below with citations.
- Conrad, C., Deng, Q., Caron, I., Shkurska, O., Skerrett, P., & Sundararajan, B. (2022). How student perceptions about online learning difficulty influenced their satisfaction during Canada’s Covid-19 response. British Journal of Educational Technology, 53(3), 534-557.
- Conrad, C. D., Aziz, J. R., Henneberry, J. M., & Newman, A. J. (2022). Do emotions influence safe browsing? Toward an electroencephalography marker of affective responses to cybersecurity notifications. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 16.
- Conrad, C., Moylan, R., & Diaz, G. O. (2022). University life has gone digital: influences of institutional mobile social network use during the COVID-19 emergency. Library Hi Tech, (ahead-of-print).
- Three conference papers published as well, two in the Proceedings of the 2022 NeuroIS Retreat and one in the CONF-IRM 2022 Proceedings. We also have a forthcoming conference paper at HICSS 2023 this year. These papers are either related to remote work, mind wandering, or new educational technologies.
- I had the pleasure of hosting Anika Nissen, a PhD student from the University of Duisberg-Essen in Germany this summer. Together with Aaron Newman, we worked with Anika on a cool project related to the brain processing of social robots and artificial Instagram influencers. This paper is complete and under review.
- I was named a Data Champion by the Digital Research Alliance of Canada, which provided $49 998 to support research and teaching related to computational social science and digital humanities.
- We have multiple funded ongoing projects through Mitacs, largely to look into phenomena at the intersection of human-computer interaction and data mining.
- I have many other ongoing collaborations (some funded) related to identifying factors in motivation of public sector workers, brain-computer interfaces, and mind wandering, and YouTube videos.
- I had the pleasure of being featured as an emerging researcher (“Young Academic”) in the inaugural NeuroIS Society magazine, which was an honour!
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