Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA)

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The Careers Research and Advisory Centre (CRAC) Ltd, that manages the Vitae programme is delighted to have been part of the successful Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (COARA) Boost consortium - Strengthening COARA and Enabling Systemic Reform of Research Assessment.

Vitae remains committed to advocating for researchers and their careers, and involvement with COARA reflects continued efforts to partner with a wide variety of stakeholders, particularly in the European Research Area, to promote the value of researchers and Supporting and influencing policy.

View "CoARA Boost Project to Accelerate the Coalition’s Operational Capacity" press release - November 2023.

Vitae’s role lies in the monitoring and evaluation of two working groups, along with broader input into management, development, and engagement as well as the formation of two additional working groups.

Other consortium members include the European Science Foundation, Science Europe, Marie Curie Alumni Association and Young European Universities Network.

Partnering with CoARA will:

  • enable the embedding and amplification of the COARA ten principles over a five year period
  • implement a cascade funding programme and strengthen COARAs operational capacity 
  • provide and administer a suite of working groups tackling research assessment topics and implementation
We look forward to sharing insights and advocating for the recognition of diverse researcher skills and competencies globally.