On 1 July 2022, from 10:30 to 12:30 (CEST), the Young European Research Universities Network is organising an online event for the launch of its paper “Rethinking Academic Careers: cultural change as a key bottleneck to be addressed”.
This YERUN paper aims to contribute to the current work at EU level on the reform of research assessment. Since March 2021, YERUN has been working very closely with the European Commission (EC) in shaping this EU initiative by providing input to different stakeholder consultations as well as through the publication of its position paper on research assessment in November 2021. More recently, YERUN was invited to be part of the EC’s core group supporting the drafting of a European Agreement that aims at bringing together individual research funding organisations, research performing organisations and national/regional assessment authorities that will to engage in a coalition which would aim at reforming the current research assessment system.
A cultural change will be necessary, but how can we prepare for it? How to embed new principles and assessment criteria in our research cultures, what are the actions that the different actors will need to take? Representatives from the European Commission will present the state of play of the EU initiative and participants will discuss how we could move forward in this reform!
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