What is DORA?

The Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) recognizes the need to improve the ways in which researchers and the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated.

The idea to write the declaration was developed in 2012 during at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology in San Francisco. It has become a worldwide initiative covering all scholarly disciplines and all key stakeholders including funders, publishers, professional societies, institutions, and researchers.

We encourage all individuals and organizations who are interested in developing and promoting best practice in the assessment of researchers and scholarly research to sign DORA.

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University of Bath

Case Study
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ANR, the French National Research Agency

Good Practices
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Rethinking Research Assessment: Ideas for Action

Advocacy Resources
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The DORA blog

Feb. 2021 DORA Newsletter

Joint report and upcoming webinar on institutional change for academic career assessmentDORA, in collaboration with…

Member Organizations

Visionary

Sustainer

Supporter

The Dutch Research Council (NWO)

F1000Research

Iowa State University Library