Research Impact & Intelligence: Analysis & Consultations

A guide to our services in research intelligence and resources to learn more.

Research Impact & Intelligence Team

The Research Impact & Intelligence Team offers customized support to individual scholars / researchers, administrators, units, departments, and colleges. Our team offers the following services: 

  • In-person and virtual consultations to provide expert, data-driven support for strategic decision making and planning
  • Assisting individuals and groups with optimizing researcher visibility through the use of online researcher profiles and identifiers, connecting profiles, and increasing access to scholarship 
  • Providing background research; developing bibliometric and benchmarking studies; discovering and visualizing potential collaborators; and identifying campus-wide research strengths
  • Tracking, reporting, and interpreting bibliometrics and altmetrics data and visuals for individuals, research teams, departments, institutes, colleges, and others
  • Guidance on institutional responsible use of metrics, including issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and emphasizing the importance of transparency and contextuality in all research assessment practices. 

Email one of us (below) or email researchintel@vt.edu to schedule a consultation or request services. 

Rachel Miles
Research Impact Coordinator

ramiles@vt.edu
Connie Stovall
Director, Research Impact & Intelligence

cjstova@vt.edu
Sarah Over
College of Engineering Research Analyst
sover05@vt.edu

Photo of members of the RII departmentFrom left to right: Rachel Miles, Connie Stovall, Sarah Over