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Science and Engineering Ethics

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 643–644 | Cite as

The Leiden Manifesto and Research Assessment

  • Tanuj Kanchan
  • Kewal KrishanEmail author
Letter
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Abstract

Evaluation of scientific research is essential to judge the impact of research and the author. In this regard, a newly devised Leiden Manifesto describes 10 principles for guiding research evaluation. The principles need to be analyzed critically and adapted as a preferred method of research evaluation.

Keywords

Bibliometrics Scientometrics Methods of evaluating scientific research 10 Principles of Leiden Manifesto 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

None.

Reference

  1. Hicks, D., Wouters, P., Waltman, L., De Rijcke, S., & Rafols, I. (2015). The Leiden Manifesto for research metrics. Nature, 520, 429–431.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Forensic Medicine and ToxicologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesJodhpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of AnthropologyPanjab UniversityChandigarhIndia

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