Why the h-index is a bogus measure of academic impact

International“Earlier this year, French physician and microbiologist Didier Raoult generated a media uproar over his controversial promotion of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. The researcher has long pointed to his growing list of publications and high number of citations as an indication of his contribution to science, all summarized in his ‘h-index’ …” (more)

[Yves Gingras and Mahdi Khelfaoui, The Conversation, 8 July]

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