Tagged: publications

Novelty in science – real necessity or distracting obsession? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 10, 2018

Jalees Rehman, University of Illinois at Chicago This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. In a recent survey of over 1,500 scientists, more than 70 percent of them reported having been unable to reproduce other scientists’ findings at least once. Roughly half of the surveyed scientists ran into problems trying … Read More

Five things to consider when designing a policy to measure research impact - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 13, 2017

By Andrew Gunn, University of Leeds and Michael Mintrom, Monash University.  This year will see the Australian government pilot new ways to measure the impact of university research. As recommended by the Watt Review, the Engagement and Impact Assessment will encourage universities to ensure academic research produces wider economic and social benefits. This fits into … Read More