An academia beyond quantity : a reply to Loyola et al . and Halme et al

@inproceedings{Fischer2012AnAB,
  title={An academia beyond quantity : a reply to Loyola et al . and Halme et al},
  author={J{\"o}rn Fischer and Euan G. Ritchie and Jan Hanspach},
  year={2012}
}
We recently criticised academia’s obsession with quantity in papers, citations, and grant income. An overly strong focus on such metrics has produced ever busier academics, shorter and less comprehensive papers, less time for nuanced discussion, and less local, empirical research – and, ultimately, has eroded time for creativity and reflection [1]. Loyola et al. [2] and Halme et al. [3] challenged some of our assertions and contributed useful thoughts to advance this discussion. Loyola et al… CONTINUE READING