Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Measuring Individual Research Activity Procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 4th September 2020
Review Date 4th September 2023
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 4th September 2020
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Responsible Officer Beverley Baugh
Executive Director, Research Services
9919 5827
Accountable Officer Andrew Hill
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research & Impact
Enquiries Contact Alex Skevofylakas
Senior Manager, Research Performance and Reporting

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

27/1/23:  Reference to College Dean replaced with Executive Dean. 

14/04/2022: This procedure has been updated to:

1. Align with timely HDR completions as updated in the Higher Degrees by Research Procedure.

2. Remove references from ANZSRC 2008 FoR codes to ANZSRC 2020 FoR codes

Clauses Amended: Clauses 22,47d,54,59,71a,71b

4/9/2020: This Procedure has been updated to include; • Publication authorship – no apportionment between authors • Base points for the Book category to increase from 4 to 5, consistent with ERA • Collaboration weightings – international currently rewarded, extend to include reward for national collaborations (no need to recognise internal collaborations given decision not to apportion publications between authors) • Include top decile incentive measure alongside top quartile, to further advance citations performance • Include incentive to publish in open access • Outputs in predatory publishing outlets will not be recognised for MORA • Cap point accrual for multiple authored book chapters in a single book • Create a single VU journal ranking list • All named investigators, regardless of title (e.g. Mentor Investigator), to be recognised for MORA points

03/03/2023: Division name changed from Office for Researcher Training, Quality and Integrity (ORTQI) to Graduate Research School (GRS)