Research evaluation

Rigorous assessment, encompassing investment appraisal, on-going monitoring and ex-post evaluation, is essential to all of our key investment decisions

BBSRC Assessment Strategy

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Assessment Strategy provides an overview of our approach to investment appraisal, monitoring and evaluation.

Read the BBSRC Assessment Strategy.

Evaluation Framework

The Evaluation Framework explains why the evaluation of research programmes and schemes is important to us and describes the methods used to evaluate our responsive mode portfolio, research initiatives and other schemes. It also sets out the procedures in place to ensure that evaluation findings are used to inform our funding decisions and to improve performance.

Read the Evaluation Framework: Research Programmes and Schemes.

Evaluations of funded research and schemes

Insect Pollinators Initiative evaluation

Read the Insect Pollinators Initiative evaluation (May 2018).

BBSRC activities in crop science evaluation

Read the BBSRC activities in crop science evaluation (October 2013).

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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