Evaluation of scientific products of the member of Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences

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samireh abedini 1 , * , Sedigheh Abedini 2

1 Instructor Department of Nursing, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Banadar Abbas, Iran.

2 Instructor Department of Midwifery, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

How to Cite: abedini S, Abedini S. Evaluation of scientific products of the member of Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Hormozgan Med J. 2007 ; 11(3):e89574.

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Hormozgan Medical Journal: 11 (3); e89574
Published Online: August 23, 2007
Article Type: Letter
Received: April 04, 2006
Accepted: August 23, 2007

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Abstract

Universities are considered as the most important and key centers for education and
research in every country. The most important mission of every university is
scientific promotion and science production. The purpose of this study was
determining the science products of academic staff of Hormozgan University of
medical sciences. All of the members of academic staff of the university participated
in the study and completed a questionnaire containing information about personal
characteristics, their scientific activities and scientific products during 2003-2007.
The data were analyzed using SPSS statistical software. For analysis, descriptive
methods and Chi-square test was used.
Results show that more than 71.6% of scientific products of the academic staff were
papers, which have published in Iranian medical journal. Academic members of
Health college with average of 8.11 per year have had the most scientific products
and nursery college with 3.92 per year have had the least scientific products during
the study period. There was a significant relationship between scientific production
and academic rank of the members.
Conclusion: Scientific and knowledge products of each country is a key criteria for
ranking all the countries. It seems that in order to maximize scientific production of
the universities, research activities of academic staff should be promoted.

Keywords

Demography – Research - Universities

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