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Dr Giacomo Livan winner of Eugene Garfield Award 2020

4 November 2020

Dr. Giacomo Livan receives $25,000 USD for innovative proposal for new author-level metric inspired by sports analytics

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Congratulations to Dr Giacomo Livan, of our Financial Computing and Analytics group!

In October 2020, Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CCC), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, named Dr. Giacomo Livan, UCL Computer Science, as the recipient of the 2020 Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis.

Dr. Giacomo Livan has been recognized for his research proposal to create a novel framework to quantify the academic impact of researchers relative to their specific circumstances, resulting in a novel author-level metric of academic impact named “citations above replacement”. This project is directly inspired by modern sports analytics and aims to allow for fairer comparisons between researchers.

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