Big, small or mezzo? Lessons from science studies for the ongoing debate about 'big' versus 'little' research projects

Niki Vermeulen*, John N. Parker, Bart Penders

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Whether scientists like it or not, big science is here to stay. The authors argue that, instead of discussing its problems and risks for small research projects, scientists and funders should devise new ways of how to use and combine small, ‘mezzo' and big research projects to achieve maximum efficiency.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)420-423
JournalEmbo Reports
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

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