R-QUEST Author Survey

Published April 14,2023.

April 5, we launched a survey on authors’ experiences with the peer review process and how this may vary between different types of journals, with a special focus on interdisciplinary work. Authors of articles in 21 selected scientific journals were invited. If you have received a survey invitation and have questions about the project you […]

The new European reform of research assessment

Published February 22,2023.

A new R-QUEST policy brief, on the European Reform of Research Assessment, is launched. Click here to download.

Workshop on research quality – call for abstracts

Published March 2,2022.

R-QUEST is organising the workshop “Unsettling Research Quality” 21.-22. September 2022 in Oslo. Deadline for abstract submission: 6th May 2022. For more information, please see: Unsettling Research Quality Workshop – call for abstracts.pdf

R-QUEST research on the LSE blog

Published December 3,2021.

The aim of peer review for research grants and academic hiring boards is to provide expert independent judgement on the quality of research proposals and candidates. Based on findings from a recent survey, Liv Langfeldt, Dag W. Aksnes and Ingvild Reymert, find metrics continue to play a significant role in shaping these decisions, especially for […]

The many dilemmas of grant peer review

Published November 17,2021.

A new R-QUEST policy brief, on how to improve grant peer review, is launched. Click here to download.

R-QUEST is organising the Eu-SPRI conference 2021

Published May 27,2021.

Eu-SPRI conference 2021 – a virtual conference on research and innovation policy on the 9th-11th of June 2021.