Being able to measure the impact and quality of research will be important to each researcher when applying for grant funding and career progress. Dedicated tools to assist in the process of measuring, commonly referred to as bibliometrics, are available to undertake performance analyses based on publications, citations and collaborative data. Institutions will use bibliometric data to benchmark performance, recruit staff and identify areas of strength or weakness.
Some of the commonly used metrics
Some of the commonly used tools
In 2018 the Australian Research Council conducted the first Engagement and Impact Assessment to assess how well researchers are engaging with end-users of research. The results show how universities are translating their research into economic, social, environmental, cultural and other impacts.
Researchers may individually need to supply evidence of engagement and impact when applying for grant funding or promotion. The tools and metrics listed above will assist you in this process.
To facilitate growing your engagement and impact researchers are encouraged to;
Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Nyoongar people, who are
the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Nyoongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.