The two and half year NSF research award to study "Using the ORCID ID and Emergence Scoring to Study Frontier Researchers" is complete and the Project Outcomes Report is now available for viewing at the Research.gov Research Spending and Results site
Enter Federal Award ID Number: 1645237, then click "Search"
Scientific publication is the main vehicle for distributing research findings. This project addressed two complementary information elements to 1) help identify authorship and 2) distinguish content of research publication records. Both serve to facilitate further analyses of scientific contributions. Scientific publication is the main vehicle for distributing research findings. R&D emergence indicators provide a complementary metric to established measures, including funding level, publication activity, and citations received by those publications. Emergence offers an added dimension in ascertaining what is cutting edge research and who are the key players pursuing that research.