University of Exeter

Institution Profile: University of Exeter
LocationUnited Kingdom
Type of InstitutionComprehensive University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified
Summary of Intervention(s)

• The University of Exeter announced it had signed DORA in 2020. In a press release the University committed to enact DORA principles, including being explicit about the criteria used to reach hiring, tenure, and promotion decisions, and emphasizing the content of the paper over proxy quality and impact measures such as impact factors and the name of a journal.
• The announcement also states that the University of Exeter has networks of DORA Champions in our Colleges and Services to gather feedback and further embed the principles into daily research practices.

Source Material
2020 Action plan, Announcement
LinkResponsible Metrics
Type of DecisionHiring, Promotion, Tenure
Scope of PolicyInstitution-wide
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

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