The European Charter & Code for Researchers

What is the European Charter for Researchers?

The European Charter for Researchers is a set of general principles and requirements which addresses the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of researchers and their employers or funding organisations. It aims to ensure that the relationship between these parties contributes to successful performance in the generation, transfer and sharing of knowledge, and to the career development of researchers..

What is the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers?

The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers is a set of principles and requirements that aim to improve recruitment, to make selection procedures fairer and more transparent, and proposes different means of judging merit. For example, merit should not just be measured on researcher’s publications, but on a wider range of evaluation criteria, such as teaching, supervision, teamwork, knowledge transfer, management and public awareness activities.
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Charter and Code
In 2005, the European Commission adopted a European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers ...
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Charter and Code in Italy
On 13 December 2005, in the Roman Capitol, in the very hall where the Treaty of Rome was signed in 1957, the Italian Universities and Research Organisations signed a declaration of commitment to adopt the principles of the Charter and Code ...
The roadmap of CREA
The Director General of CREA set up a Working Group or the adoption of the Charter and Code. The WG includes researchers, engineers, heads of units and other staff both with permanent and temporary working contracts ...
What's new
The "CREA Strategy for an Open, Transparent and Merit-based Recruitment (OTM-R)"has been approved with CREA’s President Decree n. 39 of 5 October 2017. The two document "Gap Analysis” and "Action Plan" were slightly modified, accordingly..

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