Research expectations being set

New Zealand“Slack academics will be in the spotlight under research standards being developed at Canterbury University. Vice-chancellor Rod Carr said the university aimed to set minimum research output levels for academics. Those not performing could not reasonably expect to continue their work at the university, he said. ‘Academic staff who consistently fail to produce a minimum of, say, four pieces of quality assured research outputs in a three-year period cannot be assured of continuing support of the university,’ Carr said in a report to the university council yesterday …” (more)

[Rebecca Todd, The Press, 28 May]

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