Professor of Information Science; researching big data: webometrics, social media metrics, and sentiment analysis; developing quantitative web methods for Twitter, social networks, YouTube, and various types of link and impact metrics; conducting impact assessments for organisations, such as the UNDP. Blog about the use of alternative metrics for research evaluation.
School of Mathematics and Computing, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY, UK. Tel. +44 1902 321470. Fax +44 1902 321478. m dot thelwall at wlv.ac.uk. ORCID: 0000-0001-6065-205X.
- Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group (REF2014 UK research evaluation score: 3.37 out of 4, which is higher than the institution-wide average score of every single British university).
- Research Associate, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University.
- Docent, Department of Information Studies, Åbo Akademi University, Finland.