Owen-Smith considers research team size and support of diversity of the research enterprise
"Bigger Is Not Always Better for Team Science" - The Scientist. 2/13/2019.
“The core finding that smaller scientific teams tend to produce more disruptive scientific findings is really interesting in the context of the secular trend toward bigger and bigger teams,” says sociologist Jason Owen-Smith of the University of Michigan who was not involved in the project. The work suggests “we need to think about supporting . . . diversity of the research enterprise.”