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The unintended consequences of task specialization in research careers

DISCLAIMER: This is a blog post written originally for the Leiden Madtrics blog in which we summarize our findings in our most recent paper published in eLife. The original blog post can be accessed here.

Researchers collaborate specializing in specific tasks. However, the research evaluation system only rewards specific profiles of researchers, threatening the diversity  of the science ecosystem.

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Preprint out! Task specialization and its effects on research careers

Yesterday we made openly accessible our work on task specialization and its effects on research careers. The paper is available here doi:10.1101/2020.07.01.181669

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