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Bibliometric analysis of highly cited publications of biomedical and health research in England, 2004–2013

Published Dec 15, 2015

by Salil Gunashekar, Sarah Parks, Clara Calero-Medina, Martijn Visser, Jeroen van Honk, Steven Wooding

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This report presents the findings of a bibliometric analysis of biomedical and health research in England for the period 2004–2013. The purpose of the analysis is to support the third National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) competition for Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs) in England. The report is intended to assist potential applicants in deciding whether to submit a Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire as part of the procurement process, as well as to inform one of the shortlisting criteria in the deliberations of the International Selection Panel for the BRCs.

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