Philip Purnell

Graduated from the Institute of Psychiatry, London and then went on to hold a research post at the Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany. He then spent several years working with pharmaceutical companies and subsequently moved into the scientific, technical and medical publishing. Philip has advised universities, government research institutions and funding bodies across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia on strategies to evaluate their research output and performance. He has also studied the underlying publication and citation data used in scientometrics which he has communicated through workshops, lectures and publications.