Global trends in research resources and scientific output in microbiology in Spain (1998-2007)

Llorenç Arguimbau Vivó

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Abstract

This work assesses the main features of microbiological research developed in Spain over the last decade (1998-2007), observing its changes and trends along the time and comparing them to those which have taken place in other life sciences. This analysis encompasses the entire scientific cycle: the organizations involved (basically, universities, research centers, scientific societies, and companies), resources invested (human and economic), and outputs or results obtained (journals, articles, doctoral theses, and other documents or publications). Summarizing, there is a positive trend in Spanish microbiology regarding research projects and scientific articles; the scientific output (research articles) of Spanish microbiologists ranks 6th in the world, which is higher than the ranking of Spain with respect to economic development.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-220
JournalInternational Microbiology
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

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