Science Europe Workshop Documents

Assessment of Research for the Purpose of Resource Allocation
Brussels, 2–3 November 2015 – Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

Workshop Concept, Programme, List of Participants and Speaker’s Biographies

Presentations

Theme 1 – Tsunami at Bay: How to Cope with the Increasing Volume of Evaluations?

Stephen Meacham (National Science Foundation, USA), The Merit Review of Proposals at the US National Science Foundation

Hans Willems (Research Foundation Flanders, BE), Applications, Applications, Applications: How to Deal with the Growing Pressure on our Funding Schemes

Alex Martin-Hobdey (European Research Council, EU), Dealing with High Volumes of Applications: the ERC Experience to Date

Theme 2 – Researcher assessment: trans-disciplinary and break-through potential

Terttu Luukkonen (Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, FI), Best practices in the Evaluation of Transformative and Interdisciplinary Research

Olivier Le Gall (National Institute for Agricultural Research, FR), Mission-oriented Research Calls for a Diversity of Assessment Criteria

Antonia Bertolino (National Research Council, IT), No Silver Bullet – Essence and Accident in Research(er) Assessment

Theme 3 – Assessing the potential for societal impact

Barend van der Meulen (Rathenau Instituut and Leiden University, NL), Impact Promises, Old Games and New Professional Responsibilities

Andrew Wright (Research Councils, UK), Assessing the Potential for Impact – a UK Perspective

Kas Maessen (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, NL), Societal Impact in NWO Procedures

Theme 4 – Innovative Solutions for the Challenges of Research Assessment

Richard Jones (University of Kent, UK), Evaluating Artefacts

David Crandall (Indiana University Bloomington, USA), Dynamic, Distributed Allocation of Science Funding as an Alternative to Peer Review

Benedikt Fecher (German Institute for Economic Research & Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, DE) & Sascha Friesike (Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, DE), Emerging Scientific Practices: From Data Sharing to Mega-journals – a Perspective from the Leibniz Science 2.0 Research Alliance

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Documents

The Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management (November 2018) presents core requirements for Data Management Plans (DMPs) and criteria for the selection of trustworthy repositories, as well as some guidance on how to put these requirements and criteria into practice... read more