By Harry Rolf, Peter Derbyshire, and Nigel Palmer.

This article is written in response to the Australian Research Council (ARC) review of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) and Engagement and Impact (EI) assessment frameworks (2020). In it we argue that the the contributions of research students (PhD and Masters by Research) in Australia should be recorded in the ERA and EI.

Unfortunately, the ERA and EI exercises do not currently identify or recognise the contributions of research students to research impact and engagement. Comprehensive linked meta-data on research student contributions would improve the usefulness of this data in…

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