Multilingualism is integral to accessibility and should be part of European research assessment reform

« A new report published this week, resulting from the European Commission consultation with international and national stakeholders, paves the way to a European agreement towards a reform of the research assessment system to be concluded in Paris in February 2022. Instead of narrow focus on research, publications and metrics, the report outlines assessments rewarding a broad range of open science practices, recognising diverse outputs, activities and impacts of academic work, as well as respecting differences between fields. Overall, the report is very welcome, addressing as it does key areas of reform that have emerged over the past decade and have been raised in a range of responsible assessment declarations, policies and agendas. Multilingualism, however, is the most notable omission. (…) »

source >, Janne Pölönen, Emanuel Kulczycki, Henriikka Mustajoki, Vidar Røeggen, 7 décembre 2021