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DDCA submission to ERA review

The ARC has opened its public consultation as part of its review of ERA. The aim of this review is to:

  • simplify and streamline the programs

  • take advantage of recent developments in technology and big data

  • ensure the programs continue to reflect world’s best practice and

  • respond to the ongoing needs of the university sector, government and the public for a robust evaluation of Australian university research quality, impact and engagement.

DDCA has been contacted by the ARC and invited to make a submission and will be inviting DDCA members to contribute their views to a consolidated response to government. DDCA President Professor Clive Barstow will shortly be emailing those who have confirmed their 2020-21 membership to invite their input. Any school or faculty who is not yet a DDCA member, but who wishes to contribute their perspectives to this submission should contact the DDCA Administrator as soon as possible to arrange membership: admin@ddca.edu.au.

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