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Spanish Scientists Question Accreditation Plan

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Science  14 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5869, pp. 1472
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5869.1472b

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Many in Spain's scientific community are lobbying the country to change a new accreditation system for professors, complaining that it emphasizes nonresearch activities such as patenting, consulting, university management, and work in governmental and state agency offices.