HR Excellence in Research Award

HR Excellence in Research Award

The award is given to organisations that follow the European Charter for Researchers and Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. Institutions that join a process called the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R).

The aim of the Charter & Code is to ensure that researchers gets a more attractive envirnoment. The European Charter & Code consists of 40 principles and four thematic areas:

  • Ethical principles and professional responsibility
  • Recruitment
  • Working Conditions
  • Training

Why do BTH want to implement these principles?

There are a range of benefits for researchers and organisations that have the Award. For example, it can add value to funding applications to demonstrate a commitment to good working conditions and career development for researchers. It can also be used to promote this commitment to researchers who might be considering moving to an institution.

By obtaining the award, researchers considering BTH will have the following reasons for choosing us as an employer:

  1. Your rights as a professional are recognised and enhanced.
  2. Your mobility experience is valued.
  3. Your work-life balance is respected.
  4. Your recruitment will follow a transparent process.
  5. You join a truly pan-European network consisting of research organisations and researchers.

Follow BTH HRS4R projectblog

If you want to read more about the work done at BTH within HRS4R you could visit the BTH HRS4R projectblog.

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