Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'In Australian Humanities Review 45 Guy Redden draws upon his experience with the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in the UK to warn Australian researchers of various dangers posed by the implementation of similar methods of evaluation that may be introduced under the banner of Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). Redden is concerned with the tendency of emerging forms of research evaluation to privilege a small number of 'high ranking' journals, and of the distorting effect this has on research communication as authors obsessively target these journals. This in turn results in research funding being concentrated on a small number of institutions and research units that are (predictably) assessed as high-achievers.'

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  • Contains ERA journal rankings for Cluster 2, Humanities and Creative Arts.

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  • Research, Lower Plenty - Eltham area, Melbourne - Northeast, Melbourne, Victoria,
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