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Informetrics Research Group

Informetrics Research Group

1. Introduction

- Ton Duc Thang University is planned to join TOP 500 universities in the world until the year 2037. To make this plan come true safely, there should be research projects regarding research policies for the University to guarantee that the University can be driven precisely to the target, especially in the scientific research and university-ranking aspects.

- Developing new tools to evaluate research performance of individuals and institutions is necessary, since some currents tools are somehow controversial.

- Investigating different aspects of the research performance of individuals, institutions, countries, regions and the world provides key information to policy makers and all people paying their attention to research and development.

2. Mission and Vision

Our vision is to build a center of excellence of international standing in the conduct and translation of research into scientific activities and higher education. To achieve this vision, we aim to:

- Conduct high quality research in scientific studies;

- Foster talents in informetrics research;

- Disseminate research findings in international journals; and

- Provide leadership in identifying emerging issues in scientific research in Vietnam.

3. Research topics

Informetrics research group focuses on following fields:

• Scientometrics, which studies quantitative aspects of science, especially in education, social sciences and humanities, economics;

• Webometrics, which studies quantitative aspects of the World Wide Web;

• Cybermetrics, which is similar to webometrics, but broadens its definition to include electronic resources;

• Bibliometrics, which studies quantitative aspects of recorded information.

4. Current members

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Dr. Nguyen Van Tuan

Positions:

• Scientific advisor of Informetrics Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

• Visiting professor & Senior Scientific Advisor, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

• Professor, UNSW School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Australia

• Professor of Predictive Medicine, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

• Principal Research Fellow, Head of Laboratory, Genetics and Epidemiology of Osteoporosis, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia

Areas of expertise: Scientometrics, Genomics, Genetics of Osteoporosis, Osteoporotic bone fractures, Bone strength, Bone fracture risk

Research track record (until October of 2016):

Editorship:

• Editor:

- Journal of Bone and Mineral Research

- Osteoporosis international

- Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

- BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

- Journal of Clinical Densitometry

- PLoS ONE

• Associate Editor:

- BMC Research Notes

- BMC Endocrine Disorders

Research track record (until October of 2016):

• ISI papers: >200

• Total ISI Citations: >16.000

• ISI H-index: 65

• Top ISI journals (at most 5):

1. Nature

2. British Medical Journal

3. New England Journal of Medicine

4. Lancet

5. Journal of the American Medical Association

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Dr. Ut V. Le

Positions:

• Head of Informetrics Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

• Director of Research Affairs (DEMASTED), Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: Informetrics

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Dr. Tran Le Huu Nghia

Position: Member of Informetrics Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: Higher education studies, Lifelong learning, Employability skills, Teacher education, English teaching

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Dr. Nguyen Hung Thuan

Position: Member of Informetrics Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: Information Systems, Scientometrics, Computer Science, Design Science

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Dr. Nguyen Duy Toan

Position: Member of Informetrics Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: the use of ICTs in SMEs, Knowledge Management, Project Management and Organizational Behavior

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Dr. Ronald Ravinesh Kumar

Position: Member of Informetrics Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: Economic growth and development processes, sector studies, banking, and financial economics

 

5. Collaborators

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Dr. Preecha Yupapin

Position: Researcher of DEMASTED Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: Computational Nano-optics: is the study of the behavior of light on the nano-meter scale regime, and of the interaction of nanometer-scale objects with light, which is a branch of optics, optical engineering, electrical engineering, and nanotechnology. The combination between metallic and optical components is also included that can transport both electron and light using the surface plasmon behaiors. The new device using the graphene material is also the research targets

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Tran Tien Quang

Position: Department for Management of Science and Technology Development, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: Informetrics

6. Former members (name, title, picture)

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Nguyen Trang Thao, MSc

Position: Former of Informetrics Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: Statistics, Cluster analysis, Artificial intelligence

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Vo Duy Trung, MSc

Position: Former of Informetrics Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Areas of expertise: Engineering, Applied and computational mathematics, Numerical modeling, Optimization methods

7. Publications (ISI or Scopus only)

10. Amandeep Dhir, Yossiri Yossatorn, Puneet Kaur, Sufen Chen (2018); Online social media fatigue and psychological wellbeing—A study of compulsive use, fear of missing out, fatigue, anxiety and depression; International Journal of Information Management (ISI).

9. Tran Le Huu Nghia, Nguyen Thi My Duyen (2018); Developing and validating a scale for evaluating internship-related learning outcomes; Higher Education (ISI).

8. Tran Le Huu Nghia (2018); Vietnamese Students' Learning Motivations for Master's Programmes: Implications for Curriculum Development and Pedagogical Practice; Journal of Further and Higher Education (Scopus).

7. Ronald Ravinesh Kumar, Peter Josef Stauvermann, Nikeel Kumar, Syed Jawad Hussain Shahzad (2018); Exploring the effect of ICT and tourism on economic growth: a study of Israel; Economic Change and Restructuring (Scopus).

6. Le Huu Nghia Tran (2017); Developing employability skills via extra-curricular activities in Vietnamese universities: student engagement and inhibitors of their engagement; Journal of Education and Work (Scopus).

5. Amandeep Dhir, Ashraf Khalil (2017); Underpinnings of Internet Parenting Styles: The Development and Validation of the Internet Parenting Scale Using Repeated Cross-Sectional Studies; Journal of Educational Computing Research (ISI).

4. Ronald Ravinesh Kumar, Peter Josef Stauvermann, Nikeel N. Kumar, Syed Jawad Hussain Shahzad (2017); Revisiting the threshold effect of remittances on total factor productivity growth in South Asia: a study of Bangladesh and India; Applied Economics (ISI).

3. Tran, L. H. N. (2017); Developing employability skills via extra-curricular activities in Vietnamese universities: student engagement and inhibitors of their engagement; Journal of Education and Work, pp. 1-14 (Scopus).

2. Tuan V. Nguyen, Thao P. Ho-Le, Ut V. Le (2017); International collaboration in scientific research in Vietnam: an analysis of patterns and impact, Scientometrics, Vol. 110, Issue 2, pp. 1035–1051 (17 pages).

1. Tuan V. Nguyen, Ly T. Pham (2011); Scientific output and its relationship to knowledge economy: an analysis of ASEAN countries; Scientometrics, Vol. 89, Issue 1, pp. 107–117 (11 pages).

8. Plenary/invited talks

6. Ut V. Le, Báo cáo chuyên đề "Nghiên cứu khoa học và xếp hạng đại học", Đại học Trà Vinh, tháng 11/2018;

5. Ut V. Le, Nghiên cứu khoa học và công bố quốc tế, Hội thảo chuyên đề "Phát triển nghiên cứu khoa học và công bố quốc tế trong trường đại học", Đại học Y khoa Phạm Ngọc Thạch, tháng 6/2018;

4. Ut V. Le, The sustainability efforts of Ton Duc Thang University in Vietnam; The 4th International Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia, 8-10 April 2018;

3. Ut V. Le, Đại học Tôn Đức Thắng: Từ tự chủ đến số 1 Việt Nam về NCKH; Hội thảo về Tự chủ đại học, Viện nghiên cứu phát triển phương Đông, tháng 9/2017;

2. Ut V. Le, How to file patents at USPTO, Patent and Technology Commercialization Program, USPTO, June 13 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam;

1. Ut V. Le, The long-term innovation of Ton Duc Thang University in Vietnam, The USPTO-UKIPO Breaking Barriers: Intellectual Property and the Value for Society Program, Singapore, August 24th, 2015; supported by USPTO.

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