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Are large multidisplinary/multi-centre grants good or bad for early career researchers?

It has been a while since I wrote my last post and I have mused a lot recently, possibly too much, about a recent fellowship rejection of which the only feedback I received was ‘candidate needs more papers’ (I am … Continue reading

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‘Small’ Vs ‘Big’ science

A recent and really very nice paper in PLOS ONE (http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0065263#authcontrib) investigates the issue of whether funding correlates with increased scientific impact.  The study finds that impact is positively correlates with funding but only very weakly and the authors suggest … Continue reading

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