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Articles related to research impact

Feature: One Eye on the Future
The newly appreciated relevance of pupillary studies conducted in the 1960s provides a cautionary tale about the modern metrics used to evaluate which research projects should gain funding.
Feature: Alternative Measures of Research Impact
New “altmetrics” tools are enabling universities and the private sector to identify emerging talent much earlier than traditional measures of academic publications and citations.
Up Front: Publish, Patent, Be Social or Perish
A researcher’s impact extends beyond measures of publications and citations to patents, peer review and social media influence.