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Wednesday, 06.09.2023

ZB MED signed CoARA - Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment

The Coalition is committed to ensuring that the assessment of research recognises the diverse outputs, practices and activities that maximise the quality and impact of research.

Based on ten commitments, establishes a common direction for research assessment reform. The Agreement sets a shared direction for changes in assessment practices for research, researchers and research performing organisations.

The process of drafting an Agreement on reforming research assessment was initiated in January 2022. More than 350 organisations from over 40 countries were involved. Organisations involved included public and private research funders, universities, research centres, institutes and infrastructures, associations and alliances thereof, national and regional authorities, accreditation and evaluation agencies, learned societies and associations of researchers, and other relevant organisations, representing a broad diversity of views and perspectives.

To Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment