Imperial College London

Dr Rossella Salandra

Business School

Visiting Researcher







Business School BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Rossella Salandra is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management, University of Bath and Visiting Researcher at Imperial College Business School (ICBS).

Her main research focus is on the dissemination of scientific information. At present, she is exploring the selective reporting of research findings in the context of clinical research. She is also interested in the working practices and preferences of academics. In particular, she has engaged in research on academics’ attitudes towards impact and on the impact of journal lists and research quality assessment on academics' practices.

Prior to joining the University of Bath, she was a PhD candidate and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) scholar in the Innovation & Entrepreneurship department at ICBS.

Before her PhD, she worked for 7 years in the UK as a consultant across a range of sectors, with an emphasis on pharmaceuticals. 

Rossella holds a Master's degree, summa cum laude, in Industrial Management Engineering from the University of Padova.



Salandra R, Criscuolo P, Salter A, 2022, The power of weak signals: how systematic reviews direct researchers away from potentially biased primary studies., Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol:11, ISSN:1469-493X, Pages:1-2

Salandra R, Salter A, Walker JT, 2022, Are Academics Willing to Forgo Citations to Publish in High-Status Journals? Examining Preferences for 4*and 4-Rated Journal Publication Among UK Business and Management Academics, British Journal of Management, Vol:33, ISSN:1045-3172, Pages:1254-1270

Criscuolo P, Salandra R, Salter A, 2021, Directing scientists away from potentially biased publications: the role of systematic reviews in health care, Research Policy, Vol:50, ISSN:0048-7333

Perkmann M, Salandra R, Tartari V, et al., 2021, Academic engagement: a review of the literature 2011-2019, Research Policy, Vol:50, ISSN:0048-7333

Walker JT, Fenton E, Salter A, et al., 2019, What Influences Business Academics' Use of the Association of Business Schools (ABS) List? Evidence From a Survey of UK Academics, British Journal of Management, Vol:30, ISSN:1045-3172, Pages:730-747

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