Is competition driving innovation or damaging scientific research? | Anonymous academic — Higher Education Network | The Guardian

When a colleague with shaky data raced a competitor to be first to publish, I saw how the perverse incentives in research workThere’s an oft-repeated phrase in the scientific world that “competition drives innovation”. This can definitely sometimes be true, but in my experience the reality most of the time is that competition can be…

via Is competition driving innovation or damaging scientific research? | Anonymous academic — Higher Education Network | The Guardian

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