I struggle with these 2 more than I should and can never find specific info online to make me feel comfortable using these words. In the following example, which one is correct?
Since the commencement of data collection there have been over 6,000 samples analyzed.
Since the commencement of data collection there has been over 6,000 samples analyzed.
As always thanks for your valuable and friendly advice.
Thank you both. I also dislike the word 'there' - I am reviewing a document for my supervisor and want to be as delicate as possible, but I reworked the sentence and dropped 'there.'