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A new reader trial approach to peer review in funding research grants: An Australian experiment

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Peer reviews are highly valued in academic life, but are notoriously unreliable. A major problem is the substantial measurement error due to the idiosyncratic responses when large numbers of different assessors each evaluate only a single or a few submissions (e.g., journal articles, grants, etc.). To address this problem, the main funding body of academic research in Australia trialed a "reader system" in which each of a small number of senior academics read all proposals within their subdis...

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10.1007/s11192-006-0171-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
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Author
Journal:
SCIENTOMETRICS More from this journal
Volume:
69
Issue:
3
Pages:
591-606
Publication date:
2006-12-01
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EISSN:
1588-2861
ISSN:
0138-9130
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:103208
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uuid:8f141f70-aba1-45bf-9c05-76ebab9db9bc
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pubs:103208
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103208
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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