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Will the REF disadvantage interdisciplinary research? The inadvertent effects of journal rankings

Ràfols, Ismael (2012) Will the REF disadvantage interdisciplinary research? The inadvertent effects of journal rankings. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Oct 2012). Website.

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Abstract

A failure to engage in interdisciplinary work risks creating intellectual inbreeding and could push research away from socially complex issues. Ismael Rafols asks why there is a bias against interdisciplinary research, and why the REF will work to suppress an otherwise useful body of research.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2017 09:53
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 00:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72534

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