Expanding global principles for evaluation and analysis

There is a rising demand for audit and evaluation of public spending on research from policymakers, research institutions and the public. With this pressure for increased information comes the need for defining and refining tools with the capacity to capture and analyse the data in a consistent and fair manner. The Medical Research Council, alongside many other UK and international partners, has been establishing globally acceptable principles for research information systems.

Download the position statements on research information systems from Science Europe.

Download the metric tide report.

Read the declaration on research assessment on DORA.

Last updated: 7 December 2023

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