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Empfehlungen zur Evaluation universitärer und außeruniversitärer Forschung in Österreich. Recommendations for the evaluation of university and non-university research in Austria. IHS Political Science Series 66. November 1999

Campbell, David F.J. and Felderer, Bernhard (1999) Empfehlungen zur Evaluation universitärer und außeruniversitärer Forschung in Österreich. Recommendations for the evaluation of university and non-university research in Austria. IHS Political Science Series 66. November 1999. [Working Paper]

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    Abstract

    In the following paper we present recommendations for the evaluation of university and university-related (“außeruniversitäre”) research in Austria, based on the executive summary of the final report of a recently completed study commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Transport (BMWV). Our challenge is to design a comprehensive evaluation model for Austrian university research, which can be applied systematically on a nationwide scale. A dual evaluation mode is proposed that equally combines two different evaluation concepts: first a monitoring and, second, an external ex post evaluation of university research. Derived from such evaluation results and based on an explicit formula, it should be possible to accredit “research points” to university departments that again allow for consequences with respect to the allocation of resources. In addition, we also develop a comprehensive evaluation model for university-related research that expresses compatibility with university evaluation. Furthermore, we suggest several recommendations concerning the financing of research as well as the research promotion activities of the FWF (Austrian Science Fund).

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    Item Type: Working Paper
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Evaluation; policy recommendations; university research; university-related research.
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > RTD policy/European Research Area
    Countries > Austria
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
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    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Institute for Advanced Studies (Vienna), Department of Political Science > IHS Political Science Series
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: German
    Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2011 14:38
    Number of Pages: 99
    Last Modified: 18 Oct 2011 14:38
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/32405

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