Research metrics are conducted in accordance with responsible scientific practice. See: Responsible conduct of research and procedures for
handling allegations of misconduct in Finland (pdf)
Respecting of the researcher and their personal data is the starting point for an open and accountable researcher's assessment. Read more from the national recommendation: Good practice in researcher evaluation. Recommendation for the responsible evaluation of a researcher in Finland.
Qualitative research evaluation methods, such as peer review, should be used in addition to quantitative indicators.
The Tampere higher education community systematically follows up on and evaluates the progress and impact of open science and research and makes the necessary actions to achieve the goals:
The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies has published a recommendation on responsible researcher evaluation. The recommendation has been prepared from the perspective of individual researcher evaluation. The same principles should be followed when evaluating research organizations, research units and research in a broader context:
Publication Forum (in Finnish often referred to as JUFO) evaluates Finnish and foreign academic publication channels. This manual contains the recommendations on the responsible use of the JUFO classification as a research evaluation tool.
As a signatory of the international DORA Declaration (San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment), the University is committed to improving the ways in which the output of scientific research is evaluated in order to make such assessments more open and transparent.
The University of Tampere has signed The Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment (2022). The agreement commits to responsible research and researcher assessment.
Source: INORMS: Five arguments to persuade HE Leaders to evaluate research responsibly (pdf)