October 19, 2015

Kim Holmberg

RUSE-14edited3Kim Holmberg is a research associate at the Research Unit for the Sociology of Education (RUSE) at the University of Turku, Finland. He is currently leading a research project investigating the impact of open science in the context of research conducted in Finland. The project is financed by the Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland for 2015-2016.

Prior to joining RUSE Holmberg worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Organization Sciences at the VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands, and as a postdoctoral researcher at the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. At VU University Amsterdam Holmberg studied climate change conversations in social media and the use and dissemination of scientific information in those conversations. At University of Wolverhampton Holmberg was a partner in a Digging Into Data award-winning project where he worked on developing methods to identify, collect, and analyze scientific content from social media for altmetric purposes.

Holmberg is an Honorary Research Fellow at University of Wolverhampton and holds the Title of Docent in Informetrics at the Department of Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University, Finland.

Holmberg’s research has focused on quantitative analysis of online scholarly communication and other general phenomena on the web and in social media in particular. Of these topics Holmberg has published almost 40 peer reviewed scientific papers in international journals, conference proceedings and edited books. With over 140 invited talks Holmberg has been a frequently invited speaker at international and national conferences, seminars, and other events. He has also been frequently asked to comment on different aspects of social media in the media in Finland.

More information at http://kimholmberg.fi