Technical University Eindhoven

Institution Profile: Technical University Eindhoven
Type of InstitutionSpecialized University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesPhysical sciences
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. • In response to the Dutch national programme, TU Eindhoven has moved to change its assessment criteria for promoting faculty personnel.
• Alongside a focus on excellence in research, Rector Professor Frank Baaijens set out a need reward excellence in teaching, academic citizenship, leadership and team spirit.
• In implementing the Recognition and Reward programme’s position statement ‘Room for everyone’s talent’, TU Eindhoven conducted six stakeholder consultations with academic staff.
• The University has drafted six principles on which Recognition and Reward is to be based at TU Eindhoven, which will be subject to feedback and scrutiny from interdepartmental committees in the University before being formally adopted. Professor Baaijens also states that rewarding open access publishing in career advancement decisions is being considered.

Source Material
2021 Action plan
LinkOpen Research, Portfolio assessment, Research collaboration, Service
Type of DecisionPromotion
Scope of PolicyInstitution-wide
Academic DisciplinesPhysical sciences

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