Traces the growth of collaborated and funded research as reflected in research papers in theoretical population genetics research
speciality from 1916–80 through a case study. Analyses the proportion and extent of collaborated papers, averge number of
authorship per paper, and collaborative coefficient index of research papers thereby giving an overall perspective of the
growth of professionalism in the field. Studies the relation between collaboration, productivity, and funding of research
papers in theoretical population genetics. Classifies the total collaborative papers/authors by type of collaboration and
studies the trends and shifts in the nature and type of collaborative research over the years.