DORA is committed to supporting the development of new policies and practices for responsible research assessment. This tool compiles searchable criteria, hiring standards, review, promotion, and tenure from academic institutions.

Institution Profile: European Molecular Biology Laboratory

LocationEurope (multiple)
Type of InstitutionNon-university research institute
Academic DisciplinesLife sciences

• In 2021 the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) implemented a new internal promotions policy incorporating DORA recommendations in full.
• Publication records are to be considered in conjunction with research statements and other indicators, such as software, data, preprints and/or peer review contributions.
• Candidates are asked to describe their most important academic contributions and desist from use of Journal Impact Factors.
• Implementation of DORA is also expected to be reflected in job advertisements and other documents relevant to assessment procedures.

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Internal Policy No. 71: Open Science and Open Access 15

In 2021 the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) implemented a new internal promotions policy incorporating DORA recommendations in full.
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Europe (multiple) (Non-university research institute)
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Research Assessment at EMBL 18

This post by European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) discusses their signing of DORA and CoARA, committing to fair research assessment and developing a set of Research Assessment Recommendations to uphold the principles outlined in both DORA and CoARA.
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Europe (multiple) (Non-university research institute)
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