Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


international, research evaluation, reform, San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)

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Strategy & Policy Decision Research


In May 2013, with the release of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) as a symbol, the reform of international research evaluation began. Over the past decade, the reform of international research evaluation has undergone extensive theoretical preparation and initiatives, and is now moving towards practice. More than 350 institutions from over 40 countries have signed agreements to reform research evaluation and carried out pilot reforms, with initial results. This study systematically summarizes and analyzes the ten-year reform of international research evaluation in three aspects: reform goals, measures, and cases. From the perspective of comparing with China’s research evaluation reform, research conclusions and inspirations are drawn.

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