Introduction: Future Pathways for Science Policy and Research Assessment: Metrics vs Peer Review, Quality vs Impact
The idea for this special issue arose from observing contrary developments in the design of national research assessment schemes in the UK and Australia during 2006 and 2007. Alternative pathways were being forged, determined, on the one hand, by the perceived relative merits of 'metrics' (quantitative measures of research performance) and peer judgement and, on the other hand, by the value attached to scientific excellence ('quality') versus usefulness ('impact'). This special issue presents a...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||Science and Public Policy|
|01_Donovan_Introduction:_Future_Pathways_2007.pdf||58.99 kB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.