De stap naar open science moet door een zo groot mogelijke hoepel - ScienceGuide
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" It is clear that the assessment criteria for researchers must change. There are other good reasons for that. Publishing in Science gets a lot of weight in the assessment of a scientist, but it is not in itself proof that a person's research is important: there are also articles in this journal that are never or little quoted. And some fields are underrepresented.
This is one of the reasons why NWO recently issued the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). signed. This calls for a broader assessment of a person's contribution to science: not just on the basis of a few simple core indicators such as the h-index . It does not only have to be researched: a method can also be groundbreaking. And research data can in itself already have great value for other scientists and even for society as a whole.
NWO will adapt the instructions to its reviewers in order to give this change in the assessment criteria hands and feet...."