Evaluation Without Evaluators

The Impact of Funding Formulae on Australian University Research
  • Jochen GläSer
  • Grit Laudel
Part of the Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook book series (SOSC, volume 26)


The Australian research evaluation system (RES) is unique in its exclusive reliance on a funding formula. For each university, statistics on income from competitive research grants, numbers of publications, numbers of current research students (Masters and PhD students), and timely completions of Masters and PhD studies are collected and used to calculate the allocation of state funds without any further consideration.


Australian Research Council Teaching Load Industry Partner Strategic Investment Funding Formula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jochen GläSer
    • 1
  • Grit Laudel
    • 1
  1. 1.Research School of Social SciencesThe Australian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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