The Measurement Game: Evaluation of quality, impact and engagement of creative arts research
Extending the discussion of creative arts research in our last edition Are we there yet?, this edition of NiTRO drills down into the question of evaluation to try and unpack how we know if we are there yet. What is it about the current systems used to evaluate research performance that helps or hinders creative arts disciplines to know, and show, the quality, impact and engagement that we instinctively know is a central feature of our research?
As the results of Australia’s research excellence, impact and engagement exercises complete their cyclical reporting, how has national research performance evaluation shaped up for creative arts research?
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