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 of Bristol

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

• Following signing of DORA, the University of Bristol rewrote its Academic Promotions Framework to emphasize use of qualitative measures of excellence in promotion criteria, rather than quantitative metrics.
• New criteria included in the Academic Promotion Criteria includes team-science contributions, academic leadership and open research outputs.
• The promotion criteria also emphasizes broader social impacts from research, including community engagement dialogue, engagement with external organizations, and knowledge translation and application activities.

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Academic Promotions Framework: Version for 2023 promotion round 17

This is a webpage from the University of Bristol that transparently outlines promotions practices for Associate Professors and Professors. The webpage contains information for candidates and reviewers, in addition to the University’s Academic Promotions Framework, which recognizes a broad range of academic outputs for promotion. March 20, 2024: Link updated.
University of Bristol
United Kingdom (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
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Responsible Research Evaluation: Statement on Responsible Research Assessment 2

This is a statement from the University of Bristol that it is committed to responsible research assessment practices, DORA’s principles, and responsible use of metrics.
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United Kingdom (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
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