Blanquerna obtains the HR Excellence in Research quality award
16.12.2019

The European Commission has given Blanquerna the HRS4R accreditation, the Human Resources Strategy for researchers award.

It is an initiative of the European Commission to encourage and support institutions in the implementation of the principles of the Charter and the Code of the researcher in their internal practices and procedures.

During this year’s spring, Blanquerna has attached to the "European Researcher's Letter and Code" to promote and improve its Human Resources practices and to create a work environment that encourages research and innovation. In line with the guidelines established by the European Commission, Blanquerna thus began the process of implementing a new Human Resources Strategy that would make the institution a more attractive workplace for researchers at all levels, and lay the groundwork for obtaining the accreditation of HR Excellence in Research.

Blanquerna sent its HRS4R application to the European Commission, including both the internal needs analysis, the action plan and the corresponding human resource strategy approved by the Executive Committee. Evaluators have valued the precise work of aligning Blanquerna's HR practices with those of the Charter and the principles of the Code. The comprehensive analysis and action plan meet all the requirements for the use of the award "Excellence in Human Resources in Research".

This accreditation reflects Blanquerna's commitment to continuously improve human resources policies in accordance with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, and, in particular, its commitment to fair recruitment procedures and transparent.