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'The Future of Science Evaluation through Publications' program

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The basis for the discussion is the "DFG Position Paper on Academic Publishing as a Foundation and Area of Leverage for Research Assessment", in which the DFG has summarized analyses and recommendations for action.


A green chair in the middle of black chairs © Nicole Rechmann​/​TU Dortmund

Time: Thursday, 19.10.2023, 4.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Place: Rudolf Chaudoire Pavilion

Overall moderation: Dr. Kathrin Höhner, University Library


  1. 4.30 p.m.: Welcome by Prof. Manfred Bayer, President of TU Dortmund University 
  2. 4.40 p.m.: Lecture by Dr. Tobias Grimm (Head of the Life Sciences 2 Group of the DFG): Position of the DFG on the reorientation of publication evaluation
  3. 4.55 p.m.: Presentation by Dr. Heike Wulfert (Head of the Office of Research Support Services at TU Dortmund University): Changes in DFG funding proposals
  4. 5.10 p.m.: Panel discussion "Opportunities and limits of science evaluation through publications" (moderated by Dr. Joachim Kreische, University Library).

    • Prof. Guido Clever, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Professorship of Bioinorganic Chemistry (TU Dortmund University).
    • Prof. Christian Rehtanz, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Chair of Energy Systems and Energy Economics, Member of Review Board 408 Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (TU Dortmund University)
    • Prof. Sara Kipfer, Department of Humanities and Theology, Department of Protestant Theology, Chair of Old Testament (TU Dortmund University)
    • Prof. Holger Wormer, Institute of Journalism, Chair of Science Journalism (TU Dortmund University)
    • Dr. Tobias Grimm (Head of the Life Sciences 2 Group of the DFG)
  5. from 6 p.m.: Get together with snacks and drinks