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Research evaluation at Charles University. Research evaluation seminar , Prague, April 17, 2014. Internal research support at the Charles University. PRVOUK ( Programs for the development of scientific disciplines ) Approx . 900 mil Kc

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research evaluation at charles university

Researchevaluationat Charles University

Researchevaluationseminar, Prague, April 17, 2014

internal research support at the charles university
Internalresearchsupport atthe Charles University
  • PRVOUK (Programsforthedevelopmentofscientificdisciplines)
    • Approx. 900 mil Kc
    • Supportsinterdisciplinarresearchinvolving more departments and faculties
    • Strategicdevelopmentofindividualbranchesof science
    • Originallymeant as a replacementofformer „researchplans“ (VZ)
    • 48 projectatall 17 faculties and 4 UK researchinstitutes
internal research support at the charles university1
InternalResearch support atthe Charles University
  • UNCE (University Centersof Excellence)
    • Approx. 130 mil Kc
    • Supportsexcellentmultidisciplinaryteamsinvolvingstudents and postdocs
    • Originallymeant as a replacementofformer „researchcentersofthe Ministry ofEducation“ thatwereabruptlycancelledendangeringthusfurther existence ofpainfullybuiltresearchteams
    • 27 Centerscoveringthebest science availableatthe University
    • TheCentersselected in an open competition
unce selection and evaluation process
UNCE: selection and evaluationprocess
  • Open internalcompetition
  • Informal and facilepreparationoftheapplications
  • excellent panel ofexpertsfromwithinthe country
  • No foreignexperts in thepanels
  • Insufficienttimeforsolicitingexternalreviewers
  • Workedsurprisingly fine, anyway
bonus program fixing the problems of the national science funding system
Bonus Program: fixingtheproblemsofthenational science fundingsystem
  • Colleaguesfromhumanitiesfeltunderrepresented and disfavoured by the RVVI evaluationsystem
    • Differentpublicationchannels
    • Localornationalaspectofcertainbranchesofhumanities
    • Diadvantagewhenevaluatingaccording to publications in impactedinternationaljournals
  • Program specificallyawardingdistinguishedbooks and monographiesestablished
grant agency of the charles university
Grant Agencyofthe Charles University
  • Internal Grant Agency (second in the country after GA oftheAcademyof Science, est. 1994)
  • Financedthroughthe ministry ofeducation program on „Specific university research“ (SVVI) - approx. 170 mil. Kc
  • Financesresearchinitiated and performeddominantly by UK students
  • Excellenttrainingforstudents in science writing and projectpreparation
  • Rathersmallgrants
  • Oftenwritten and initiated by supervisors
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Habilitation and professorship: from just titles to science evaluation, careeradvancement and motivation
  • Extensive and timeconsumingproceduresof „habilitation“ and appointmentof a professor
  • Couldbeused to encourage excellence and academic mobility
  • „inbreeding“ shouldbediscouraged
  • Assistantprofessorshouldbe a youngcolleaguealreadyforming a scientific team/laboratorywithprovenrecordof excellence capable to securefunding
  • Professorshouldbeaninternationallyvisible personality with a very good track record („scientificschool“ -PhD students, postdocs, successfulalumni)
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ThecontributionsoftheAcademyof Science and CU to theoverallpublicationcount in the Web of Science (guesswhoiswho!)
chalenges ahead
Chalengesahead
  • WE are still not goodenough!!
  • Increaseinternationalcharacterofthe University (more foreignstudents but also more teachers, scientists, visitingprofessorsetc.)
    • Establish International AdvisoryBoard
  • Increase mobility, fightinbreeding
  • Pushforexcellency
    • Novel corecentersofthe University such as biomedicinecenters in Plzen and HradeccKralove, Biocev and Campus Albertov – anopportunity to be met
  • Preservefriendly, collaborative, creativeinterdisciplinaryatmosphere
  • Encourageinternational, peer-reviewbasedevaluationof science in the Czech republic
  • Encourageprogramsfor excellence in thefundingof Czech science (GIST)