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More time for research

Fund people not projects

Nature volume 477, pages 529531 (29 September 2011) | Download Citation

John P. A. Ioannidis proposes ways to save scientists from spending all their time writing grants.

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  1. John P. A. Ioannidis is the C. F. Rehnborg chair in disease prevention, professor of medicine and of health research and policy, and director of the Stanford Prevention Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine, and professor of statistics at Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford CA 94305.

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