Research folly confusion

October 23, 2008

I am a little confused. Was Jonathan Levitt and Mike Thelwall's research on the frequency of citation of multidisciplinary research itself multidisciplinary? If so, does the publication of their citation in Times Higher Education (Letters, 16 October) contribute towards proving or disproving their thesis?

A. H. Harker, Department of physics and astronomy, University College London.

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