Estimating research performance by using research grant award gradings

Authors
Goldstein, H
Year
2011
Journal
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 174, 83-93
DOI
10.1111/j.1467-985X.2010.00657.x
Abstract

In the context of the use of 'metrics' to judge research performance an analysis of grant application gradings for one research council was undertaken. The
results suggested that the use of such data was highly problematic and by extension so also was the use of more general citation indexes.

Number of levels
2
Model data structure
Response types
Multivariate response model?
No
Longitudinal data?
No
Substantive discipline
Substantive keywords
Impact

Too early to provide. It is believed that it has been found useful by the higher Education Funding Council.

Paper submitted by
Harvey Goldstein, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, h.goldstein@bristol.ac.uk
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