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Reviews/programme evaluations and reports
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Name Date Word PDF
Review of mathematical sciences research 2008
  Terms of Reference 2007   PDF
  Report 2008 PDF
Review of NRF evaluation and rating system      

   Terms of reference

2008

 

PDF

   Reports on five studies commissioned:

 

 

 

 - A document-based historical review and analysis of the
        rating system (Ms SC Krige and Ms P Morrell)

2008

 

Brief
Report

- Mapping the formal and informal use of the rating system
        over time by various institutions (Ms CL Lombard)

2008

 

Brief
Report

- The impact of the rating system within specific disciplines
     
    or fields of scholarship on the scholarly productivity of
        South African academics (Dr HC Marais)

2008

 

Brief
Report

- A comparative study of other national systems for the
  
      evaluation of individuals (Prof A Pouris)

2008

 

Brief
Report

- A review of the processes used to manage the rating
        system in the past five years (Dr M Madikizela)

2008

 

Brief
Report

    Findings and recommendations by Review Steering
    Committee

2008

 

PDF

  Members of Review Steering Committee

2008

 

PDF

   Consolidated report

2008

 

Brief
Report

Review of the Palaeontological Scientific Trust (PAST)
  Report 2007 Word  
  PAST Management Response to Report 2007 Word  
  Terms of Reference 2007 Word  
Review of the NRF Focus Area Landscape
  Terms of Reference 2007 Word  
  Report 2007   PDF

National Laser Centre Rental Pool Programme Review

  Terms of Reference 2005   PDF
  Report 2005   PDF

NRF Institutional Review

  Report 2005 Link to report

Review of the Astro and Geosciences facilities, i.e. the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), Hermanus Magnetic Observatory (HMO) and the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO)

  Programme     PDF
  Terms of Reference   Word PDF
  Report   Link to reports
Review of the iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator Based Science
  Programme 2004 Word  
  Terms of Reference 2004   PDF
  Report 2004 Link to report
Review of the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)
  Programme 2004 Word PDF
  Terms of Reference 2004 PDF  
  Report 2004 Link to report
Physics in SA review
  Programme March 2004 Word PDF
  Terms of Reference March 2004   PDF
Shaping the Future of Physics in South Africa - Report by International Panel

April 2004

 
Technology and Human Resources for Industry Programme (THRIP) evaluation report June 2002 Word PDF
Evaluation of the Travelling Institute for Music Research in South Africa (TIMR) March 2002   PDF
     Programme Manager's response to the evaluation of the Travelling Institute for Music Research 2002 No PDF
Report on the evaluation of the National Research Foundation (NRF) Programmes directed at research and research capacity development at Technikons 2001 No PDF
     Management response to the report on the evaluation of the National Research Foundation (NRF) Programmes directed at research and research capacity development at Technikons 2001   PDF
Report on the evaluation of the NRF programmes directed at research and research capacity development at historically black universities (HBUs) 2001   PDF
      Management response to the evaluation of the NRF programmes directed at research and research capacity development at historically black universities (HBUs) 2001 No PDF
The Royal Society/National Research Foundation (NRF) science, engineering and technology programme evaluation report (1996 -2001) 2001 No PDF
Evaluation of the Agrarian Research Development Programme (ARDP) 2000 Word PDF
Evaluation of the programmes and activities of the former CSD and FRD 2000 Word PDF
Technology and Human Resources for Industry Programme (THRIP) evaluation report 1997 Word PDF

 

 

Updated on 23 July 2007

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