Stojan Pečlin, PhD, works at Slovenian Research Agency ARRS
Stojan Pečlin graduated from Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. He worked as an adviser at the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development and then at the Research Community of Slovenia. In the nineties of the last century he headed Department of Human Resources Development and afterwards Analysis Office at the Ministry of Science and Technology. In 2003 he obtained his master degree at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana in the research field of information science. Since 2004 he has worked in a new established Slovenian Research Agency. In the period 2010 – 2012 he was a representative of Slovenia in ESF Member Organisation Forum on Peer Review and was involved in preparation of European Peer Review Guide. In 2012 he obtained his PhD degree at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana with thesis “Scientific production of research groups in Slovenia and impact of their publications”.
As a researcher he has cooperated with research groups from Faculty of Arts and Medical Faculty, both University of Ljubljana and with research group from private non-profit organisation Biomedical Research and Innovative Society. In the period from 2009 to now he has been involved in the implementation of the following research projects: “Expert assessment and bibliometric methods: Two sides of the same coin?”, “Peer review, quantitative indicators and the use of IT tools for the evaluation of scientific activity” and “Bibliometric methods of evaluation research results and their application in medical science”. During this time he published 5 articles, four of them (as the first author in 3 articles) in journals with impact factor.