Research Quality Framework specifications released

The final specifications for the 2008 Research Quality Framework (RQF) were released on Tuesday the 18th of September. The RQF Submission Specifications and the RQF Technical Specifications provide Australian universities with rules and guidance for submitting research for assessment under the RQF.The final specifications for the RQF have been prepared in consultation with the higher education and research sector, with two rounds of consultation undertaken and trials conducted by 13 universities.

The RQF Submission Specifications will assist research groups and institutions in preparing their submissions for the RQF assessment process. Panel-specific guidance is incorporated in these specifications. To download the RQF Submission Specification click here

The RQF Technical Specifications provide advice on submitting data electronically and other guidance relating to the RQF Information Management System. To download the RQF Technical Specifications click here