CWTS aims to develop novel approaches in research evaluation
CWTS is proud to announce its new research programme for the period 2017-2022.
New ways to value research and scholarship are urgently needed. The increased scale of scientific research and its enhanced role in society have generated the demand to create new forms of information about research in developing research agendas and programmes, and in the assessment of their results. As a result, the role of research metrics has increased dramatically in the last decades. However, many of these metrics are used because they are easily available, not because they are capturing important dimensions of quality or impact of research. This mismatch in many institutional research evaluations needs to be addressed.
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