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The cost of staying put

18 September 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

In academia’s great migration, some researchers are at a disadvantage.

Q&A Koenraad Debackere: Impact assessment to become more complex

28 August 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

We need to define impact more clearly to be able to measure it effectively.

Italian scientists increase self-citations in response to promotion policy

4 June 2018

Dalmeet Singh Chawla

Study reveals how research evaluations can lead to self-serving behaviour.

Scientists get more bang for their buck if given more freedom

23 May 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Multi-national study challenges long-held assumptions about efficiency.

Measuring the impact of R&D spending

6 October 2016

Myles Gough

Does pouring money into research always translate into better outcomes?