Alex Hulkes is Strategic Lead for Insights at the ESRC, and is responsible for developing our ability to evaluate and carry out data-informed analysis of ESRC investments, policy and operation.
Here he writes about the different types of success rate for research proposals.
There’s a lot that can be learned from the data we have on research proposal outcomes. Attention tends to focus on the overall proposal success rate and the success rates of individual research organisations.
Our two most recent ESRC Insights analyses look at other types of success rate and try to understand why they are what they are. Continue reading