NiTRO + Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


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

Hot on the heels of the ANZSRC review, the Australian Research Council has announced that it will shortly begin its public consultation to review the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) and the Engagement and Impact assessment (EI). The review is being conducted to ensure these programs reflect best practice

The Australian Research Council has announced a delay to the planned the ERA Engagement and Impact Review. The public consultation phase will now take place towards the end of 2020 and the ARC will report back on outcomes of the consultation in 2021. The next rounds for ERA and EI

By Professor Ross Woodrow — More than ten years of ERA (Excellence of Research in Australia) data gives a clear picture of the trajectory of creative arts research in academe.

The Australian Research Council has announced the members of the Research Evaluation Committee for the next round of ERA: Professor Han Baltussen, The University of Adelaide (Classics & ancient history) Professor Susan Broomhall, The University of Western Australia (history) Associate Professor Maryrose Casey, Monash University (performance studies, cultural history and

The sleeve notes for a 12 inch vinyl record – or the ‘liner’ as it’s known in the US – comprise on average 700 words ... thrice that of the ‘textual descriptor’ – the Research Statement - which is all that’s allowed when describing the content of a non-traditional research output

By Professor Ross Woodrow — The decision by the Australia Research Council (ARC) to achieve the long-mooted merging of the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) and the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) exercise by adeptly disappearing the HERDC has been welcomed by many discipline leaders, and not just