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: University College Dublin

Type of InstitutionComprehensive University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

• University College Dublin has produced a statement on the responsible uses of research metrics, relevant to hiring, promotion and tenure decisions.
• The five core principles are derived from the Leiden Manifesto, DORA and the Metric Tide Report.
• The University states that uses of metrics should align with diversity, equality and inclusion priorities, for instance by taking into account different career patterns, including career stage, career breaks, statutory leave and part-time working.
• The University established a Working Group on the Responsible Use of Research Metrics.
• The working group will oversee implementation of the principles and report to a Research, Innovation and Impact Group (RIIG) of the University Management Team.
• The RIIG will keep strategies and procedures for uses of research metrics under review.

Related Resources

Statement on the Responsible Use of Research Metrics in UCD 9

This is a statement from University College Dublin that it is committed to a research environment founded on values of excellence, creativity, integrity, collegiality, engagement and diversity, in which every member is supported to achieve their full potential. The statement uses DORA, the Metric Tide, and the Leiden Manifesto as best-practice guides.
University College Dublin
Ireland (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
Responsible Metrics
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