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Modifying publication practices in response to funding formulas

Butler, Linda


The reaction of Australian academics to the use of one performance measure, raw publication counts, can be starkly illustrated using data from the Science Citation Index. The mid-1990s saw the first distribution of research funds to Australian universities based on a formula encapsulating a number of performance measures (graduate student numbers or completion rates, research income, and publications). Many universities reinforce the sector-wide signals by allocating the money they receive...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Research Evaluation


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