Classification codes are used to measure and report on the type of research being undertaken across Australia. You need to carefully consider and apply the codes to your research topic.
The ANZSRC is the collective name for a set of classifications used in the measurement and analysis of research and experimental development undertaken in Australia and New Zealand.
There are three related classifications in the ANZSRC:
This classification allows R&D activity to be categorised according to the field of research. In this respect, it is the methodology used in the R&D that is being considered.
This classification allows R&D data to be classified according to the researcher's perceived purpose. The purpose categories take account of processes, products, health, education and other social and environmental aspects of particular interest.
Four types of activity are recognised in this classification:
Field of Education Codes are describe the principal subject matter of courses, specialisations or units of study. The FOE codes are used to report back to government, to classify completed theses, and form part of the calculation of Research Training Scheme funding.
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