Academic Careers Understood through Measurements and Norms (ACUMEN) is a major European research project that began in March 2011. This European FP7 project is a cooperation between several European research institutes who will address broader social functions of the scientific system that are often not included in its quality control mechanisms. Project members include:

  • eHumanities Group, KNAW (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Bar Ilan University (Ramat Gan, Israel)
  • Agencia estatal consejo superior de investigaciones cientificas (Madrid, Spain)
  • University of Wolverhampton (UK)
  • Sihtasutus Archmedes (Tallinn, Estonia)
  • Humboldt-Universitat (Berlin, Germany)
  • Technische Hochschule Wildau (Wildau, Germany)
  • Danmarks Biblioteksskole (Kopenhagen, Denmark)
  • Leiden University – CWTS (Leiden, Netherlands)