In 2009-10, the Department conducted an evaluation of the NCRIS Program. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine if the NCRIS model provided an efficient, effective and appropriate mechanism for the funding of research infrastructure in Australia.
The full text of the NCRIS Evaluation Report is available on request by email, in print or on CD from the Research Infrastructure Branch, Science and Infrastructure Division GPO Box 9839, Canberra ACT 2601.
The NCRIS Evaluation Report contains an Executive Summary (353 KB).
The NCRIS Evaluation was conducted by an Evaluation Team (14 KB) chaired by Barry Jones, Head, Industry and Small Business Policy Division. The Evaluation Team drew heavily on the work of Science Panel (13 KB) and an Economic Consultant (12 KB) in the preparation of the NCRIS Evaluation Report.
The Science Panel Terms of Reference (41 KB) and Economic Analysis Terms of Reference (33 KB) were prepared in February 2009.
For further information regarding the NCRIS Evaluation, email NCRIS.