The 20th Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy 2015, Oslo 1-2 October


Key note speaker
This year’s keynote speaker is Professor James Wilsdon, SPRU/University of Sussex, UK. Topic: “The outcome of the review for HEFCE on the role of metrics in research assessment and management”.

Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA), in Oslo, Norway.

Workshop organizers
Fredrik Niclas Piro (NIFU), Gunnar Sivertsen (NIFU) and Heidi Kristin Olsen (HiOA), in collaboration with NordForsk
Date October 1-2, 2015

About the workshop

Bibliometric researchers in the Nordic countries have arranged annual Nordic workshops on bibliometrics since 1996. The general scope of the workshop is to present recent bibliometric research in the Nordic countries, to create better linkages between the bibliometric research groups and their PhD students, and to link bibliometric research with research policy. The workshop language is English and the workshop is open to participants from any nation.
More practical information will be announced in early May at

Previous workshops


1996 Helsinki

1997 Stockholm

1998 Oslo

1999 Copenhagen

2000 Oulu

2001 Stockholm

2002 Oslo

2003 Aalborg

2004 Turku

2005 Stockholm

2006 Oslo

2007 Copenhagen

2008 Tampere

2009 Stockholm

2010 Bergen

2011 Aalborg

2012 Helsinki

2013 Stockholm

2014 Reykjavik

2015 Oslo


Submission of abstracts

Deadline for submission of abstracts (250 words) is 1st of August, 2015.
Please send abstracts to:


Fredrik Niclas Piro

Senior researcher, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU)