Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry

Imperial College London

    Stephen Curry is a Professor of Structural Biology at Imperial College London where he also serves as the Assistant Provost for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. For many years he has been a writer and campaigner on a range of scientific issues including open access, research assessment, research funding and science policy. He is currently chair of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).

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    Chapter XVI: London 05-23-2019
    10:20 - 10:50

    Research Evaluation and DORA

    Opinions differ as to how radical the open access ‘revolution’ has been over the past 20 years. There has been substantial progress, but we have yet to realise all the potential of opening up research and research publishing that appeared to on offer with the advent of the internet. Part of the difficulty is that we have become entangled by the metricisation of research assessment. Unpicking this knotty problem is the task that DORA – among others – has set itself.

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