We are pleased to announce that Prof. Satyajit Mayor has signed on as an advisory member of the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). DORA recognizes the need to improve the ways in which the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated. It is a global initiative encompassing all scholarly disciplines and the key stakeholders include funders, publishers, professional societies, institutions, and researchers.
The recent formation of DORA’s international advisory board is aimed at providing strategic guidance and advancing practical and robust approaches to research assessment globally and across all disciplines. Prof. Mayor, among other distinguished members from six continents and fifteen countries have volunteered their expertise from different areas within the research landscape. The board members will serve as liaisons for DORA in their region and will develop and promote best practices in the assessment of scholarly research.
Prof. Mayor is the current director of the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem). Prof. Mayor will work with DORA to advance robust and scalable solutions to evaluating research in diverse contexts.