Keele University

Institution Profile: Keele University
LocationUnited Kingdom
Type of InstitutionComprehensive University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified
Summary of Intervention(s)

• After signing DORA in 2018, Keele University established a DORA operational group that in 2019 produced principles on responsible uses of research metrics and on responsible research assessment more broadly.
• Keele University committed to be explicit about criteria used to arrive at new appointments, promotions and tenure decisions and to consider a broad range of research outputs and impacts beyond a simple focus on publications.
• In the context of hiring and promotion decisions, Keele University committed to a further 11 principles of responsible metrics, derived from DORA, the Metric Tide Report and the Leiden Manifesto.

Source Material
2019 Principles
LinkResponsible Metrics
Type of DecisionHiring, Promotion, Tenure
Scope of PolicyInstitution-wide
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

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