ERA and EI Action Plan

What continual improvement will be undertaken?

Research excellence for the future

Optional quantitative impact indicators


Streamlining measures

Reporting cycle

DESCRIPTION ♦ The ARC will raise awareness that activities such as annual collection cycles are contingent on sufficient streamlining being in place.

♦ The ARC considers that three- yearly evaluation cycles are desirable for ERA and EI to ensure timely data. ♦ ERA and EI reference periods will remain unchanged if the reporting burden for ERA and EI is offset by streamlining for ERA submissions.

♦ The ARC will continue to explore new methods that streamline the submission and evaluation processes of ERA and EI. ♦ The ARC will continue to monitor excellence and investigate how they may be incorporated into future ERA and EI rounds. ♦ The ARC will continue to monitor and develop technologies that better showcase the data generated by the assessment process. international best practice understandings of research

♦ Quantitative impact indicators will remain optional for the assessment of research impact in EI 2024. ♦ The ARC will continue to investigate and monitor international developments.

♦ The ARC will monitor the

effectiveness of streamlining measures following implementation.


♦ The ARC will consult with

♦ The ARC will consult with

♦ Ongoing.

♦ Requirements for impact evidence and indicators will be included in the EI 2024 submission guidelines by the 1st half of 2022.

universities and review the effectiveness of streamlining measures post-ERA 2023.

universities post-ERA 2023 to inform options on ERA and EI reporting frequency.

*Timeframes are indicative


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