ADVANCING RESEARCH IN THE ERA AGE AND THE ROLE OF HEADS OF SCHOOLS Presentation to Heads of Schools Gail Crossley September 2009.
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ADVANCING RESEARCH IN THE ERA AGE AND THE ROLE OF HEADS OF SCHOOLS Presentation to Heads of Schools Gail Crossley September 2009
RESEARCH 2010 and on Research funding is based on success in winning national competitive grants and on evidence of excellence in ERA rankings. To build concentrations of excellence and encourage collaboration, additional funding is provided to universities and other research institutions (national and international) to partner with each other. These partner arrangements are discussed as part of compacts.
Research funding Sustainable Research Excellence (SRE) model Sustainability 20% based on RIBG Incentive13% threshold is $2.5M competitive grant income Excellence67%threshold is higher competitive grant income
Research funding Sustainable Research Excellence (SRE) model 2010 $85M 2011$120M 2012$155M 2013$300M
RESEARCH TRAINING 2011? RTS and APA funds are allocated to institutions based on ERA quality rankings. The best doctoral students are matched with the best research groups based on ERA quality rankings. RTS places will be increased because of increased workforce demand for people with research higher degrees.
ACU RESEARCH UPDATE Research Budget $5M $7.5M $11M ACU Research Bank Research Centres Policy Accreditation of Research Supervisors Policy Honorary Visiting Research Fellowships Policy The Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in the PhD Thesis Policy Research Thematic Plan Research Active Definition review New website
ERA in 2010 Eight clusters involves all faculties Guidelines by end of year Publications - we have the data but need to check it Peer review? – depends on the cluster Grants – we have the data but need to check it Esteem – we need to collect this
DATA MANAGEMENT ResearchMaster Publications module – Academics provide information to RDCC who enter data in RM and forward evidence to RS for HERDC Training of RDCCs in November Grants module – Academics complete form signed by supervisor and send form to RS ERA Assist For RS use
ACU UPDATE Policy for Establishment, Administration, Review and Dissolution of Centres International travel grants review PhD/MPhil review Ethics review Research student guide Researcher guide