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O come let us a-DORA!

Just before Christmas, following consultation with Schools and approval by Research Committee, Professor Tom Brown, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation), signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) in what is a first step in the implementation of the recently published principles on the responsible use of research metrics at the University. DORA’s recommendations call…

17 January 2020Responsible metrics

Responsible use of research metrics

The University of St Andrews is currently running a consultation with Schools on a set of principles for the responsible use of research metrics, including whether the University should sign up to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). These ‘draft principles for the use of indicators in research assessment and management’ were developed…

25 July 2019Policies Responsible metrics