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Effects of performance based funding

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A new R-QUEST policy brief, on the effects of performance based funding, is launched. Click here to download.

First round of heavy flavour physics co-nomination survey now launched

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This week, we launched the heavy flavour physics co-nomination survey, which is a part of the ‘fields of physics’ experiment. The experiment examines the...   Read More

New Ph.d student Erlend Langørgen

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The Ph.D. project will adapt methods for automated analysis of the textual context around citations, to create measures to describe aspects of scientific discourse and the...   Read More

Seminar November 1.: On impact cases in research evaluations

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Date and time: November 1., 14.00 – 17.00 Place: NIFU, Tøyen, 11th floor. We invite you to a seminar to discuss impact cases in research evaluations. The...   Read More

Vacant PhD Fellowship at R-QUEST/NIFU

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NIFU hereby announces a vacant PhD Fellowship at R-QUEST. The position is dedicated to the study of research quality, and the successful candidate will...   Read More

Two new scientific publications

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Zhang, L., Rousseau, R. & Sivertsen, G. (2017) Science deserves to be judged by its contents, not by its wrapping: Revisiting Seglen’s work on...   Read More

Breakfast seminar: Policies for research quality – does it really work?

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Time: Tuesday 28 February 8.30-10.00 Venue: NIFU, Tøyen, Økernveien 9, Oslo National R&D policies are increasingly focused on promoting research excellence. Scientific quality is...   Read More

Vacant position as PhD Research Fellow

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The Department of Political Science announces a vacant position as PhD Research Fellow in conjunction with the Centre for Research Quality and Policy Impact...   Read More

NIFU and R-QUEST invite to open seminar: The guidance and misguidance of citation indicators

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Date: Tuesday 29 November 15-17, Place: NIFU, Oslo (Økernveien 9, Tøyen) There is broad agreement that research quality is a broad concept which requires...   Read More

The first R-Quest policy brief

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The first R-Quest policy brief, ‘Identifying and facilitating high quality research’, is launched. Click here to download.