DORA Roadmap: A two-year strategic plan for advancing global research assessment reform at the institutional, national, and funder level – DORA
ab1630's bookmarks 2018-08-04
"Signing the 2013 San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) is an important way for individuals and organizations to publicly acknowledge their commitment to improve research by strengthening research assessment. But it is only a first step. The next and more challenging steps require changes in academic culture to ensure that hiring, promotion, and funding decisions focus on the qualities of research that are most desirable – insight, impact, reliability and re-usability – rather than on questionable proxies. To advance this agenda, the DORA roadmap for the next two years will focus on three strategic goals to enable signatories to take action:
1.We will increase awareness of the need to develop credible alternatives to the inappropriate uses of metrics in research assessment...."