Project partners

Snowball Metrics is an academia-industry collaboration. The universities involved are following the recommendations outlined by the sector in the 2010 report on research information management, and collaborating with an industry supplier of research information, Elsevier, to ensure that the methodologies are technically feasible before they are shared with the sector.

Snowball Metrics was initiated in the United Kingdom, and the project partners are:

University of Oxford
University College London
University of Cambridge
Imperial College London
University of Bristol
University of Leeds
Queen’s University Belfast
University of St Andrews
Elsevier

The creation of the United States Working Group was stimulated by a 2012 report from the Research Universities Futures Consortium, and is composed of:

University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
Northwestern University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Arizona State University
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Kansas State University

A Working Group has also been formed in Australia / New Zealand, composed initially of the following universities:

University of Queensland
University of Western Australia
University of Auckland
University of Wollongong
University of Tasmania
Massey University
University of Canberra
Charles Darwin University

The universities above are ordered by their Scholarly Output  in 2013.