A public group for people interested in working through more humane indicators of excellence for the humanities and social sciences. For more about the project, please visit our website at humetricshss.org.
Stefanie Haustein and Vincent Larivière
Abstract Researchers are used to being evaluated: publications, hiring, tenure and funding decisions are
all based on the evaluation of research. Traditionally, this evaluation relied on judgement of peers but, in
the light of limited resources and increased bureaucratization of science, peer review is…[Read more]
The rhetoric of “excellence” is pervasive across the academy. It is used to refer to research outputs as well as researchers, theory and education, individuals and organizations, from art history to zoology. But does “excellence” actually mean anything? Does this pervasive narrative of “excellence” do any good? Drawing on a range of sources we…[Read more]
Nicky Agate started the topic How might you employ/deploy the process & ideas of the first HuMetricsHSS event? in the discussion HuMetricsHSS on Humanities Commons 3 years, 1 month ago
At the first HuMetricsHSS workshop, we asked participants how they might take the process and ideas generated there back into their own professional and institutional contexts. This thread is for feedback, ideas, and reporting back!