Two new tools to support responsible research assessment: Debiasing committee composition and building blocks for impact

« Introduction to the Project TARA toolkit
Since 2013, DORA has advocated a number of principles for responsible research evaluation, including avoiding the use of journal-based metrics as surrogate measures of research quality, recognizing a broader range of scholarly outputs in promotion, tenure, and review practices, and the importance of responsible research assessment as a mechanism to help  address the structural inequalities in academia.
To help put these objectives into practice, DORA was awarded funding by Arcadia, a charitable trust by Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, in 2021 to support Tools to Advance Research Assessment (Project TARA). One of the outputs of Project TARA is a series of tools to support community advocacy for responsible research assessment policies and practices (…) »

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