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 Leeds

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

• 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.

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Responsible Metrics in the Assessment of Research 8

This is a statement from the University of Leeds on the responsible use of metrics for research assessment, including guiding principles for assessment that faculty and staff should follow.
University of Leeds
United Kingdom (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
Responsible Metrics
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