Delft University of Technology

Institution Profile: Delft University of Technology
Type of InstitutionSpecialized University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified
Summary of Intervention(s)

• In the Netherlands, various debates, agendas and campaigns around responsible research assessment culminated in the multi-stakeholder Recognition and Rewards Programme and its position paper ‘Room for Everyone’s Talent’ being published in 2019.
• The TU Delft Recognition & Rewards committee was established to translate this national-level programme within the University.
• TU Delft published its vision for Recognition and Rewards Programme, 2021-2024, setting out the aim of diversifying its academic career pathways, redesigning assessment reward criteria, and building a culture of open science.
• Next steps proposed by the TU Delft Recognition & Rewards committee to the University Executive include projects to align University policies and practices with values of open science and responsible assessments.
• Projects that will potentially be explored include changing criteria for appointments for academic positions, updating the tenure track policy, and new policies on metrics and use CRediT authorship taxonomy.

Source Material
2021 Action plan
LinkOpen Research, Portfolio assessment, Responsible Metrics
Type of DecisionHiring, Promotion, Retention, Tenure
Scope of PolicyInstitution-wide
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

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