Journal article

Evaluation of NHMRC funded research completed in 1992, 1997 and 2003: gains in knowledge, health and wealth

BA Kingwell, GP Anderson, SJ Duckett, EA Hoole, LR Jackson-Pulver, LM Khachigian, ME Morris, DM Roder, J Rothwell-Short, AJ Wilson

MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA | AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD | Published : 2006

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To report on strategies for, and outcomes of, evaluation of knowledge (publications), health and wealth (commercial) gains from medical research funded by the Australian Government through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). DESIGN AND METHODS: End-of-grant reports submitted by researchers within 6 months of completion of NHMRC funded project grants which terminated in 2003 were used to capture self-reported publication number, health and wealth gains. Self-reported gains were also examined in retrospective surveys of grants completed in 1992 and 1997 and awards primarily supporting people ("people awards") held between 1992 and 2002. RESULTS: The response ra..

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