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Portfolios of worth: Capitalizing on basic and clinical problems in biomedical rResearch groups

Abstract:

How are “interesting” research problems identified and made durable by academic researchers, particularly in situations defined by multiple evaluation principles? Building on two case studies of research groups working on rare diseases in academic biomedicine, we explore how group leaders arrange their groups to encompass research problems that latch onto distinct evaluation principles by dividing and combining work into “basic-oriented” and “clinical-oriented” spheres of inquiry. Following r...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1177/0162243918786431

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Franssen, T More by this author
De Rijcke, S More by this author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Science, Technology, and Human Values Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
2
Pages:
209-236
Publication date:
2018-07-03
Acceptance date:
2018-06-09
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EISSN:
1552-8251
ISSN:
0162-2439
Pubs id:
pubs:856901
URN:
uri:3b828a3b-f681-4c18-a420-b706454e2289
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uuid:3b828a3b-f681-4c18-a420-b706454e2289
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pubs:856901

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