For immediate release, August 3rd, 2018 –– Kudos (www.growkudos.com), the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, is delighted to announce the appointment of Rosie Collins as Academic Outreach Manager. Rosie joins Kudos from the University of Westminster where she worked as a Research Development Manager, supporting academics in the development of high quality research applications to secure funding for research projects. Rosie has also worked in various business development roles in both Higher Education and the private sector.
At Kudos, Rosie will be an integral part of the team to help develop and drive interest for Kudos’ newly launched dissemination tool for research groups. “Rosie joins us at an exciting time, as we are beginning to launch our new service that helps research groups to plan, manage, measure and report on dissemination efforts,” says Charlie Rapple, Sales & Marketing Director and co-founder of Kudos. “Her mixture of experience, encompassing both business development and research development, puts her in the perfect position to help us find and bring on board research groups who are looking to take a more strategic approach to dissemination and engagement."
"I’m really excited to join the team at Kudos, and am inspired by their vision,” adds Rosie Collins. “Researchers are under increasing pressure to demonstrate impact and Kudos offers a real solution by enabling them to take a more strategic approach to dissemination.”
Kudos for Research Groups can be used by any group - a lab, project team, institute, department, centre, or REF Unit of Assessment - to disseminate information to a broad audience and evidence resulting impact for funders, and for updating university systems and impact trackers. To find out more, email Rosie Collins: firstname.lastname@example.org
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240,000 researchers have signed up to use Kudos’ free platform for managing communications around their publications – across multiple publishers and tools. They explain work in plain language and generate trackable links for sharing via email, web and social networks; these enable communications to be directly mapped against views, downloads, altmetrics and citations. Kudos thereby provides researchers, and their publishers and institutions, with a rich understanding of which channels and activities are most effective for broadening reach and impact. Kudos has over 100 publisher, institutional, society and corporate customers around the world. Recent analysis of Kudos data indicates that growth in full text downloads on the publisher site is 23% higher when the Kudos toolkit is used. Kudos was named Best New End User Product at the 2014 Charleston Advisor Readers’ Choice Awards and won the 2015 ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing. It has been named in Outsell’s “Ten to Watch” for three consecutive years and was voted one of the Top 3 emerging companies in the global information industry at Outsell's Signature Event in 2017. To find out more about Kudos, visit www.growkudos.com