"The ResearchGate Score: a good example of a bad metric” – that is the title of a scientific article, co-written by Know-Center staff, which was published in the famous LSE Impact Blog and so far has been shared over 400 times online.

According to ResearchGate, an academic social networking site, their newly established RG Score is a novel way to measure scientific reputation. Can this claim be verified?

In their academic article, published in the LSE Impact Blog, the authors Peter Kraker, Katy Jordan and Elisabeth Lex take a closer look at the seemingly opaque metric.

Read the whole article here.

Sincere congratulations to the authors on their great success!