The aim of the course is to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the key issues related to responsible uses of metrics in research management and research evaluation. These issues will be addressed from a variety of perspectives. In addition to theoretical, conceptual, and methodological approaches, a variety of case studies will be presented to illustrate issues related to responsible metrics.
The lecturers are Sarah de Rijcke, Ludo Waltman, Ismael Rafols, Rinze Benedictus, and Stephen Curry. De Rijcke, Waltman, and Rafols are co-authors of the Leiden Manifesto. Benedictus has been involved in the development and implementation of responsible research evaluation approaches at the University Medical Center Utrecht. Curry is one of the initiators of DORA and chair of the DORA steering committee.
The course is structured around the ten principles of the Leiden Manifesto (LM):
The course fee is € 1550. This covers the cost of tuition, course material, coffee breaks, lunches, and a course dinner. Participants that also register for the course Visualizing Science Using VOSviewer (April 2 and 3) will get a 10% discount on the fee of both courses.
To register for the course, please use this booking form. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.