UCT’s commitment to broaden research assessment

This is a statement from the University of Cape Town’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation that the University is committed broadening it’s assessment of research impact and a key motivation for this was the South African context of social justice.

Guidelines to Faculties on broadening the Assessment of Research Impact

These are guidelines from the University of Cape Town on how the University will broaden it’s assessment of research impact. The new guidelines recognize a broader range of outputs, including Open Science practices and introduces new formatting guidelines for hiring and promotion.