Clarivate will exclusively provide citation data to the Australian Research Council for Excellence in Research Australia 2023
Using the Web of Science to Identify and Promote Research Excellence
London, UK, July 6, 2022 – Clarivate Plc (NYSE: CLVT), a global leader in providing insights and trusted insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has been selected to provide citation data for Excellence in Research for Australia ( ERA) 2023, the national assessment of university research in the framework country. In doing so, Clarivate will help Australian Research Council identify research excellence by discipline, across the Australian university research sector.
The 2023 cycle of ERA is the second consecutive time that Clarivate has been selected as the exclusive supplier. The Web of Science™ will be the exclusive source of the highest quality citation data from its coverage of relevant journals for the Australian Research Council (ARC) to use when assessing the research quality of research institutions. higher education participating in ERA. The 2023 assessment will be informed using either peer review or a range of citation indicators, depending on the discipline.
ERA identifies and promotes excellence across the spectrum of research activity in Australian higher education institutions. ERA helps inform decision-making in academia, industry, government, and community stakeholder groups by providing a rich and robust source of information on academic research excellence and the comparative quality of research produced by Australian universities.
Clarivate has supported ERA since its inception in 2010, including being part of the 2008 task force that developed indicators for the first time that a national inventory of discipline strengths and areas for development had never was made in Australia. Since then, the ERA has continued to evolve with each cycle, including proposed improvements recommended by a panel of experts during the ERA and IE review. Clarivate is committed to working with ARC to implement improvements from previous years and ensure effective and robust assessments of the quality and impact of Australian research are carried out in 2023.
Jonathan Adams, Chief Scientist, Institute for Scientific Information, Clarivate said, “We are extremely proud to continue working with the Australian Research Council and to have been chosen as the exclusive citation data provider for ERA 2023. Clarivate has a long history of supporting its customers. around the world as they evaluate their research programs, identify excellence and set standards. Clarivate’s services help funders assess investments and research institutions expand the capacity of their research and innovation efforts, delivering even better returns. We will continue to work with the Australian Government to maximize the impact of Australian research, from inception to advancement of innovation.
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About the CRA
The Australian Research Council (ARC) is a Commonwealth entity within the Australian Government. ARC’s goal is to develop knowledge and innovation for the benefit of the Australian community by funding the highest quality research, assessing the quality, engagement and impact of research and providing advice on research questions. Through Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), ARC is responsible for identifying excellence in research, benchmarking Australian academic research effort against international benchmarks. ERA aims to promote the pursuit of excellence in all fields and types of research and to provide a rich and robust source of information on academic research excellence to inform and support the needs of universities, industry, government and community stakeholders. Visit: http://www.arc.gov.au
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