On Monday 1st March, the Hcéres board approved Thierry Coulhon's proposal to reappoint Pierre Glaudes as the head of the Department of Research Evaluation and to appoint four new heads: Abdelaziz Mouline (Evaluation of Higher Education Institutions), Bernard Larrouturou (Evaluation of Research Institutions), Lynne Franjié (Academic Programme Evaluation) and Stéphanie Ruphy (French Office of Scientific Integrity).

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Publications, Science and Technology Observatory (OST)

Hcéres has published its third report on France’s scientific position in Europe and the world. Covering the period from 2005-2018, it updates the previous observations and adds analysis of a number of different facets: the breakdown by panel of applications to the European Research Council (ERC), a comparison of publications by French Initiatives of Excellence (IDEX) with those from European and American research universities, and the scientific profiles of French regions.

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In the particular context of a continuing health crisis and the need to adapt evaluation visits, Hcéres, the DGESIP and DGRI have come to a common agreement to postpone all the evaluations for Group C by one year. This decision has a de facto impact on the current contracts of the institutions, on upcoming accreditations of their ranges of study programmes, and on the subsequent evaluation campaigns.

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