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Using a Balanced Approach to Bibliometrics: Quantitative Performance Measures in the Australian Research Quality Framework

Butler, Linda


Australia is about to move to a new system of distributing government block grants for research among universities, with the introduction of a process similar to Britain's Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). One of the most significant departures from the current RAE model is that, in the Australian Research Quality Framework, peer judgements will be informed by quantitative performance measures, including bibliometrics. The data will not be used in any formulaic way, but will sit alongside the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics
DOI: 10.3354/esep00077


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