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Blogs selected for Week August 20 to August 26, 2018

1. Multidisciplinary and cosmopolitan: how openness influences the academic impact of a scholar’s research The academic impact of a scholar’s research remains of great importance to institutions, particularly business schools. Hyungseok (David) Yoon and Mustapha Belkhouja, in their post in the LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog, report on research examining how scholars’ openness to […]

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Blogs selected for Week August 13 to August 19, 2018

1. To move towards a more open science, we must free the data Data sharing is a key principle of open science, and research funders are increasingly including this as a condition of grant awards. Despite this, Jessica Couture, in her post in the LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog, reports on research that found […]

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Blogs selected for Week August 6 to August 12, 2018

1. Metadata 2020: a community collaboration to advance metadata for scholarly communications Metadata 2020 is a collaboration of scholarly communications stakeholders working towards richer, connected, reusable, and open metadata for all research outputs. Clare Dean, in her post in the LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog, explains what the collaboration’s goals are, what common problems […]

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Blogs selected for Week July 30 to August 5, 2018

1. Societal Impact or, Meet the New Metric, Same as the Old Metric Funders are increasingly demanding measurements of “real world” impact from researchers. But while the idea of measuring real world impact makes sense, objectively measuring it is not a simple or straightforward process, and it raises some red flags about falling into the […]

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