Highly accessed article on research impact and the REF

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Category: News

A new open-access article, co-authored by Dr Alis Oancea, on the usefulness and feasibility of some of the common indicators of research impact has acquired the “highly accessed” designation on BioMed Central, and is currently ranking second in the BMC (HSR)’s list of “most viewed” articles since December.

The article was accessed 1835 times in the first month after it was published as a provisional PDF on the journal’s website, on 23 December 2012. http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmchealthservres/mostviewed.

“Assessing research impact in academic clinical medicine: a study using Research Excellence Framework pilot impact indicators” (Pavel Victor Ovseiko, Alis Oancea, Alastair Mitchell Buchan). BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:478.