NON TRADITIONAL RESEARCH OUTPUTS

ERA ELIGIBILITY AND QUALITY IN THE CREATIVE ARTS


R1 LIVE PERFORMANCE OF CREATIVE WORKS – MAJOR RESEARCH COMPONENT

ERA Weighting: 1

To be included in this category the output must meet the definition of research as amplified in the general requirements for research outputs (as defined on page 5) and thus should make contributions to a particular cultural field in at least one of the following ways:

  • Advancement or extension of knowledge; 
  • New discoveries;
  • Innovative ideas, techniques, technologies;
  • Solutions to problems;
  • Refinement/reinterpretation of methods, techniques, existing knowledge;
  • Conceptual advances;
  • Constructive critiques and synthesis; and
  • New means of dissemination.

This creative and performing arts category recognises the research leading up to the live performance of a creative work; the public performance is the research output. The performance should have been made publicly available in a copyright able medium by a recognised recording label or publisher or broadcaster, and/or have taken place in the context of a major festival or series, at a public event and/or venue ofState or regional significance. The category may include work that has been commissioned by an external agency.

For all R1 research outputs, a research statement is mandatory. This should outline the research component of the live performance under the following three headings,which should combine to be a maximum of 2,000 characters (approximately 250 words):

  • ResearchBackground(including field, context and research question)
  • Research Contribution (including innovation and new knowledge)
  • Research Significance (evidence of excellence)

There are four sub-categories, outlined below:

  • (R1_1) Music
  • (R1_2) Play
  • (R1_3) Dance
  • (R1_4) Other

Verification requirements:

  1. A recording of the work (or clips from a recording, if the recording is too large) plus any other relevant material, where available,such as a program.
     
  2. Where applicable, evidence of peer review in the form of a published commentary and/or detailed statements by qualified experts who saw the performance.
     
  3. Evidence of when the work was made publicly available (if the date is not already included on material provided to satisfy verification requirement 1, above).
     
  4. Evidence indicating the author’s/creator’s affiliation with the University (if the output does not state the creator’s affiliation with the institution (for example, there is no reference to the creator’s affiliation with Griffith University on the program)please complete an authorship statement form).
     
  5. A research statement.