Collaboration and Productivity in Scientific Synthesis

Collaborators Analysis of NCEAS data finds that face-to-face interaction and involvement of resident scientists are among the most important factors leading to successful synthesis groups. In addition, this study found that participation in synthesis groups increases scientists' tendencies to collaborate with others.

Collaboration and Productivity in Scientific Synthesis
SE Hampton and JN Parker
BioScience, 61(11):900-910, 2011

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Posted on November 29, 2011