Qualitative versus Quantitative Evaluation of Scientists' Impact: A Medical Toxicology Tale

Afshari, Reza and Monzavi, Seyed Mostafa (2014) Qualitative versus Quantitative Evaluation of Scientists' Impact: A Medical Toxicology Tale. Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology, 3 (4). pp. 134-140.

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Abstract

Evaluation of scientists working in a specific area of science is necessary, as they may strive for same limited resources, grants and academic promotions. One of the most common and accepted methods of assessing the performance and impact of a scientist is calculating the number of citations for their publications. However, such method suffer from certain shortcomings. It has become more and more obvious that evaluation of scientists should be qualitative in addition to quantitative. Moreover, the evaluation process should be pragmatic and reflective of the priorities of an institution, a country or an intended population. In this context, a scoring scale called

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QV pharmacology
Divisions: Journals > Asia Pacific J Toxicology
Depositing User: apjmt apjmt
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2017 14:48
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2017 14:48
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7940

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