ERA National Reports  key documents from the previous evaluation rounds are only accessible via the AGWA website (please note that documents in the AGWA website may not meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.). These include:

ARCHIVED DOCUMENTS: ERA 2015 

ARCHIVED DOCUMENTS: ERA 2012 

In December 2012, the Australian Research Council released the outcomes of the second round of Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).  The second round reported on research published in the period 1 January 2005–31 December 2010.

Archived material from ERA 2012

ARCHIVED DOCUMENTS: ERA 2010 

In 2010, the Australian Research Council released the outcomes of the first comprehensive national ERA assessment.  This round reported on research published in the period 1 January 2003–31 December 2008.

Archived material from ERA 2010

  • ERA 2010 Evaluation Guidelines - PDF Format (1.15MB)
  • ERA 2010 Submission Guidelines - PDF Format (1.35MB)
    ERA 2010 SEER Business Rules - PDF Format (601KB) 
  • ERA 2010 Discipline Matrix - Excel Format (343KB)
  • ERA-SEER 2010 Technology Pack - ZIP File (5.34MB) 
  • ERA-SEER 2010 Technical Specifications - PDF Format (1.72MB)
  • ERA 2010 Citation Benchmark Methodology – PDF Format (497KB)

ARCHIVED DOCUMENTS: ERA 2009 Trial

In 2009, the Australian Research Council conducted a trial of ERA for two discipline clustersHumanities and Creative Arts (HCA) and Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences (PCE).  The trial assessed research in these discipline clusters published in the period 1 January 2002–31 December 2007.

Archived material from ERA Trial 2009

  • ERA Evaluation Guidelines - PDF Format (959KB)
  • ERA Indicator Benchmark Methodology - PDF Format (901KB)
  • ERA Submission Guidelines - PDF Format (656KB)
  • ERA–SEER Business Rules for HCA Submissions - PDF Format (297KB)
  • ERA–SEER Technical Specifications - PDF Format (1.17MB)
  • ERA–SEER Technology Pack – ZIP File (3.26MB)

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