Scientists Who Fund Themselves

@article{Cohen1998ScientistsWF,
  title={Scientists Who Fund Themselves},
  author={J. Cohen},
  journal={Science},
  year={1998},
  volume={279},
  pages={178 - 181}
}
  • J. Cohen
  • Published 9 January 1998
  • Education
  • Science
Even in today's world of multibillion-dollar grant programs, a few researchers fund some of their own work--sometimes out of necessity, sometimes for the pleasure of avoiding the hassles of grantsmanship. Over the past few months, Science has sought out this small fraction of scientists who pay their own way for a glimpse of what life is like outside the traditional granting structure. They are a diverse lot. Some are angry that they are driven to self-funding as a last resort. Others share a… 
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