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Institution Profile: Sheffield Hallam University

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

• After signing DORA in 2019, Sheffield Hallam University published a Concordat Action Plan (2019-2021) – which was updated in January 2021.
• The document outlines: actions, timescales, success measures, and progress towards a reformed recruitment and selection processes; academic promotions processes; recognition and value; and support and career development.
• The action plan includes ensuring that academic promotions panels be representative of “the wider academic community in respect of gender and ethnicity” and ” Internal assessment of research outputs follows the principles of DORA.”

Related Resources

Sheffield Hallam University Concordat Action Plan (January 2019-2021) 5

This is an action plan from Sheffield Hallam University outlining the actions of the University to improve faculty recruitment, hiring and promotion practices in support of it's committment to DORA and equity in hiring, promotion, and general practices.
Sheffield Hallam University
United Kingdom (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
Equity and inclusionResponsible Metrics
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