The Specificity of the Social Sciences and Humanities and its Relation to Research Evaluation
Gingras, Y. (2019). The Specificity of the Social Sciences and Humanities and its Relation to Research Evaluation. Dans B. Maegaard et R. Pozzo (dir.), Stay Tuned for the Future. Impact of the Research Infrastructures for Social Sciences and Humanities (p. 13-24). Florence : Leo S. Olschki.
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Any attempt at measuring the ‘impact’ of research in Social and Human Sciences must start with the recognition of the specificity of these fields compared to the natural sciences. We will analyse the perverse effects on research in SHS generated by the use of impact indicators designed for the natural sciences and which are not consistent with the nature of SHS research.
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