Invitations for lectures, performances and other contributions in private capacity for professionals or public audiences.
The indicator charts the degree of visibility of researchers among societal groups based on non-academic public appearances such as lectures for non-academic audiences, panel debates, contributions to news papers and other performances.
This indicator is relatively easy to use. Recognition in the form of invitations of lectures and performances for a non-academic audience occur in all domains and the evidence is straightforwardly to be demonstrated. This helds also true for invited contributions to public debate for newspapers, television and internet.
Although there are no authorized lists for this indicator, the importance of these activities should be related to context, such as the importance of the event, inviting organization or scope and status of the medium.
Reasoned indicator, as part of narrative