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: Keele University

LocationUnited Kingdom
Type of InstitutionComprehensive University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

• 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.

Related Resources

Keele University statement on Responsible Research Assessment 1

Keele University produced a statement on Responsible Research Assessment, acknowledging the benefits of bibliometrics, while being mindful of their limitations and misuses. The statement lays out eleven principles to guide assessments in the University.
Keele University
United Kingdom (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
Responsible Metrics
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