University of Leeds

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

• In September 2021, the University of Leeds published a Responsible Research Metrics Statement.
• The statement set out seven guiding principles derived from the Leiden Manifesto and the Metric Tide Report.
• Hiring, promotion, and retention decisions are to adhere to all seven principles.
• A qualitative judgement of a researchers’ portfolio would be the main method of assessment, supported by uses of field-normalized research metrics in context, when appropriate.

Source Material
2021 Practices, Principles
LinkResponsible Metrics
Type of DecisionHiring, Promotion, Retention
Scope of PolicyInstitution-wide
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

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