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How is impact perceived and evaluated in national and regional science systems nowadays? Which stakeholders are involved and what examples exist on a national and international level? In this post, Grischa Fraumann reports on the Impact of Science conference from 5 until 7 June 2019 in Berlin.
Labeling things is hard, but labeling groups of things is harder! At CWTS we automatically group publications and label them with an algorithm, but these labels can be puzzling for human minds. In this post, I find out how the same group of publications can have the labels "queer theory" and "home".
Not all diseases receive equal research attention across the globe. This phenomenon, often referred to as the 10/90 gap in health research, has a long history, rife with contention and debate on its accuracy. New research seeks to uncover various factors perpetuating these inequalities.