Are female researchers less cited? A large-scale study of Norwegian scientists

@article{Aksnes2011AreFR,
  title={Are female researchers less cited? A large-scale study of Norwegian scientists},
  author={Dag W. Aksnes and Kristoffer R\orstad and Fredrik Niclas Piro and Gunnar Sivertsen},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2011},
  volume={62},
  pages={628-636}
}
Numerous studies have shown that female scientists tend to publish significantly fewer publications than do their male colleagues. In this study, we have analyzed whether similar differences also can be found in terms of citation rates. Based on a large-scale study of 8,500 Norwegian researchers and more than 37,000 publications covering all areas of knowledge, we conclude that the publications of female researchers are less cited than are those of men, although the differences are not large… CONTINUE READING

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