Bibliometric analysis of highly cited publications of health research in England, 1995-2004

by Thed van Leeuwen, Jonathan Grant

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This paper describes a bibliometric analysis to support the process of identifying candidate Biomedical Research Centres, as part of the Department of Health’s new R&D strategy, Best Research for Best Health. It is intended to inform the potential candidates in deciding whether to submit a prequalification questionnaire as part of the Biomedical Research Centre procurement process and inform the deliberations of the selection panel for the Biomedical Research Centres.

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