Review of Research Policy and Funding Arrangements: IRU submission The terms of reference for the Review of Research Policy and Funding Arrangements set out a twofold focus.
The first is to consider the overall system architecture of Government support for research and its use. The overall structure has not been reconsidered since the creation of the research block grants in 2001 although the incremental changes to elements of the system have significantly altered its balance.
The second is to ensure the structure encourages the take up of research by end users, particularly those able to use research for commercial ends. Read more in the attached PDF below.