The laws of the evolution of research fields
- Sociology, Economics
A fundamental question in the field of social studies of science is how research fields emerge, grow and decline over time and space. This study confronts this question here by developing an…
Collaboration and creativity: effects of tie strength
- Psychology, Computer Science
Credit and Priority in Scientific Discovery: A Scientist’s Perspective
- Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
ABSTRACT:Credit for scientific discovery plays a central role in the reward structure of science. As the “currency of the realm,” it powerfully influences the norms and institutional practices of the…
Contextual Perspectives on Heroin Addiction and Recovery: Classic and Contemporary Theories
Drug use and recovery have received considerable attention from social scientists over the past few decades. However, many studies involving heroin use continue to focus on person-centered risk…
Reflections on Scientific Misconduct in Management: Unfortunate Incidents or a Normative Crisis?
- Political ScienceAcademy of Management Perspectives
Taking as our starting point Merton’s (1942/1973) defense of science facing pressures from totalitarian regimes, we argue that today’s challenge to the integrity of management scholarship does not ...
À qui le crédit? Division du travail et du capital dans les collaborations de recherche
- Political Science
A multi-stakeholder investigation into the effect of the Web on scholarly communication in chemistry
- Engineering, Computer Science
This thesis presents an all-encompassing study examining the roles of the major stakeholders in the process of capturing research and making it publicly available to understand why the full potential of the application of the Web in scholarly discourse has not yet been fully realised.
Publish or impoverish: An investigation of the monetary reward system of science in China (1999-2016)
- Economics, Computer ScienceAslib J. Inf. Manag.
The landscape of the cash-per-publication reward policy in China is presented and its trend since the late 1990s is revealed, showing the average reward amount has been increasing for the past 10 years.
Thomas C. Schelling and James M. Sakoda: The Intellectual, Technical, and Social History of a Model
- Sociology, Computer ScienceJ. Artif. Soc. Soc. Simul.
A careful comparison demonstrates that in a certain sense the Schelling model is just an instance of Sakodaâ€™s model, and some contrafactual historical reflection suggests that the final result was not inevitable.
Walking the Plank of the Entrepreneurial University : The little spin-out that could?
Creating spinout companies (USOs) from university research is one focus of innovation policy. The phenomenon features in two main fields of enquiry: academic entrepreneurship studies, and literatur…