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Measuring thoughts and thinkers: why the ongoing conflict about measuring the value of science and humanities may be ultimately fruitless

Adams, Jon (2011) Measuring thoughts and thinkers: why the ongoing conflict about measuring the value of science and humanities may be ultimately fruitless. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Aug 2011). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Small competitions, such as the BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinkers scheme, preserve the essential features of larger assessments of research quality such as the REF, argues Jon Adams. But what does it mean to compare achievements in such disparate fields as history and physics?

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2013 11:45
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2013 11:45
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/51842

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