Research Councils UK sign up to Responsible Research Metrics Declaration

« The UK Research Councils have today (Wednesday 7th February) published a statement on the responsible use of metrics and signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).

The Research Councils want to encourage active discussion by the research community on this policy area and, where appropriate, set out good practice in the way that outputs of scientific research such as journal articles are evaluated by funding agencies and academic institutions. This is important as the research councils rely on high quality independent expert peer review to select the most promising research to support. (…) »