Career funding: the researcher’s overall performance counts - SNF
peter.suber's bookmarks 2020-08-05
"The SNSF has adopted the DORA recommendations in its career funding schemes and adapted some other criteria. This will make the selection process even fairer and more inclusive of re-searchers with diverse career paths.
How does one perform a fair assessment of somebody's research achievements? For a long time the most important criterion was: have researchers published their articles in frequently cited journals? But the citation rate – or journal impact factor – does not represent an accurate and fair gauge of a researcher's achievements. For this reason, the so-called DORA declaration recommends a more inclusive approach. The SNSF signed the declaration in 2014 and has since been implementing it step by step...."