Ksenia Sawczak considers the effectiveness of this latest exercise in impact assessment, finding it to provide an inadequate account of the impact of Australian research and ultimately a shaky evidence base for the development of future policy.
The Engagement and Impact Assessment 2018–19 national report presents an assessment of how institutions are translating their research into economic, environmental, social and other benefits. This report provides information on research engagement, impact and approach to impact for disciplines at each eligible Australian higher education...
Feedback is invited from all stakeholders including the higher education research sector, industry and other end-users or beneficiaries of university research about a framework for developing the national assessment of the engagement and impact of university research.
Governance performance in multi-scalar large institutional networks: Evaluating transport institutions in Australia's metropolises
This paper presents an Institutional Multi-factor Performance Assessment Criteria (IMPACT) Model, which will be used to test the performance of metropolitan governance institutions that are composed of Multi-Scalar Large Institutional Networks (MSLIN).
Assessing research impact: an international review of the Excellence in Innovation for Australia trial
The Australian Technology Network of Universities asked RAND Europe to review the Excellence in Innovation for Australia (EIA) Impact Assessment Trial ('the EIA Trial'), in order to assess how well universities identified and demonstrated impact, as well as how the process could be further improved...