The CERCA Institution joins CoARA, the coalition for Advancing Research Assessment

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The CERCA Institution has signed the Agreement for Advancing Research Assessment and has joined the CoARA international coalition as a member.

The Agreement proposes a common vision between the signatory organizations in order to promote changes in research assessment practices and maximize quality of research and impact towards society.

Based on ten commitments, the agreement proposes the recognition of the diversity of practices, activities and professional careers in the research activity; the implementation of qualitative indicators to avoid burden of metrics based on journals and publications; allocating sufficient budget to research assessment and reviewing and developing new evaluation criteria and processes.

Over all these proposals, the coalition has keen interest in raising awareness on the need of reforming evaluation systems and exchange practices and experiences among the commitments for mutual learning,

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