ditorial re Impact Factors corrupting truth and utility in biomedical research ?

@inproceedings{2013ditorialRI,
  title={ditorial re Impact Factors corrupting truth and utility in biomedical research ?},
  author={},
  year={2013}
}
  • Published 2013
What motivates governments to spend taxpayer money on iomedical research? A pragmatic answer would be to improve uman/animal health and to support biotech/pharma. Clearly, he research output from such expenditures should be both true repeatable, robust, reliable) and useful (helpful, applicable, growng knowledge). Most biomedical research funding is competitively warded as twoto five-year grants or fellowships, with success ates often ≈20% or less, depending upon the grant mechanism. he efforts… CONTINUE READING