CoARA Webinar on Action Plans

CoARA Webinar on Action Plans 680 680 Open and Universal Science (OPUS) Project

In July 2022, the Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment (ARRA) was unveiled, establishing a unified framework and principles aimed at revolutionizing the evaluation of research, researchers, and research organizations. As dedicated advocates for transformative change in the landscape of research assessment, signatories of ARRA have pledged not only to champion this cause but also to actively spearhead the implementation of ARRA’s core commitments within their respective institutions.

Following the signing of ARRA, signatories are tasked with crafting Action Plans, delineating specific milestones that detail the strategies for reviewing and advancing their assessment criteria, tools, and processes. These Action Plans are pivotal in ensuring the effective execution of ARRA’s objectives within the stipulated timeframe.

To guide signatories through this crucial phase and to facilitate a robust exchange of insights and best practices, CoARA is delighted to extend an invitation to all signatories and prospective signatories to join us for an enlightening webinar.

Event Details:

  • Date: Monday, April 29th
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (CEST)
  • Platform: Zoom

During this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to:

  1. Gain insights into the intricacies of designing Action Plans tailored to their institution’s mission and aligned with the commitments of ARRA.
  2. Explore real-life examples and reflections from early adopters to glean inspiration and best practices.
  3. Engage in interactive sessions aimed at fostering dialogue, sharing experiences, and addressing pertinent questions.


  1. Welcome: Dr. Erzsebet Toth-Czifra, CoARA Secretariat
  2. Action Plans: A Roadmap for Signatories to Implement the Agreement – Dr. Karen Stroobants, CoARA Vice Chair
  3. Showcasing Action Plans and Lessons Learnt: University of Rijeka – Prof. Saša Zelenika
  4. Showcasing Action Plans and Lessons Learnt: University of Strathclyde – Dr. Grace Murkett
  5. Reflections on the First Wave of Action Plans: Dr. Erzsebet Toth-Czifra, CoARA Secretariat / Dr. Laurence El Khouri, CNRS
  6. Question and Answer Session

We cordially invite you to register for this webinar by clicking here.

Join to embark on this transformative journey towards reshaping research assessment practices for a more equitable and impactful future.

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