Despite becoming increasing institutionalised, there remains a lack of discourse about research metrics among much of academia

Ireland“The active use of metrics in everyday research activities suggests academics have accepted them as standards of evaluation, that they are ‘thinking with indicators’. Yet when asked, many academics profess concern about the limitations of evaluative metrics and the extent of their use. Why is there such a discrepancy between principle and practices pertaining to metrics? …” (more)

[Lai Ma, LSE Impact Blog, 15 August]

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