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Index of research terms and acronyms

This index covers research terms and acronyms that are specific to UniSA or have national or international scope where relevant, and links to further information.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

AARNet - Australia's Academic and Research Network
ABS - Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACGR (DIISR website) - Australian Competitive Grants Register.
ACSPRI - Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Inc
Affiliation Statement (UniSA) (Word)
AHEC - Australian Health Ethics Committee (NHMRC)
Animal Welfare Officer (AWO)
ANZCCART - Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching
AQIS - Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
ARC - Australian Research Council
ARMS - Australasian Research Management Society
ATN - Australian Technology Network
AUQA - now the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)
Australian code for the responsible conduct of research
Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes (NHMRC) (PDF file, 469kb)
Authorship
AVCC - Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee, now called Universities Australia
AWO - Animal Welfare Officer

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B

BDM - Business Development Manager
Block grants - Research block grants

C

Categories - research income
CELUSA - Centre for English Language in the University of South Australia
Clinical Drug Trials Notification Form (Therapeutic Goods Association) (PDF file, 136kb)
Commercialisation Training Scheme
Creating and applying knowledge (PDF file, 1.25mb) - information brochure on research at UniSA
CRICOS - Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students
CRC - Cooperative Research Centre
CTS - Commercialisation Training Scheme
CURFS - Confidentialised Unit Record Files (Australian Bureau of Statistics)

D

DEC - Divisional Human Research Ethics Committee
DEEWR - Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (Australian Government)
Definition of research (HERDC)
Definitions: Research Data Collection
DET: Department of Education and Training
DIBP: Department of Immigration and Border Protection
DIISR - Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Doctoral degrees by research

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E

ECR - Early Career Researcher
ERA - Excellence in Research for Australia.

F

Fellowships
fIRST - for Improving Research Supervision and Training
FOR Codes - Field Of Research codes

G

GMOs - Genetically Modified Organisms

H

HERDC - Higher Education Research Data Collection (DEEWR). See also the DIISR website
HREC - Human Research Ethics Committee

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I

IGS - Institutional Grants Scheme - is now Joint Research Engagement
IMVS - Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science
IP - Intellectual Property

J

JASON - Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network
JRE - Joint Research Engagement

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M

MTFP - Medium Term Financial Plan

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N

National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) - Updated December 2013
NHMRC - National Health and Medical Research Council
NHMRC/AVCC Statement and Guidelines on Research Practice - replaced by the Australian code for the responsible conduct of research
NPEG - National Partnerships Engagement Group (no longer current)

O

OGTR - Office of the Gene Technology Regulator

P

PELS - Postgraduate Education Loans Scheme
PI - Principal Investigator
PQS - Project Quality System
Publication coordinators (PDF file)

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R

ReNEW - Research Concentrations Strategy
REQUIEM (staff access only) - Research Quality, Innovation and Engagement Metrics (Working Group)
Research fields, courses and disciplines classification (RFCD) Codes (old term). See FOR
Research income categories
Research block grants
Research Marketing Toolkit (staff access only)
Research Training Scheme (DIISR website)
RFCD - Research fields, courses and disciplines classification Codes (old term). See FOR
RIACC - Research Integrity, Accountability and Compliance Committee
RIBG (DIISR website) - Research Infrastructure Block Grants Scheme
RPC - Research Policy Committee
RTS  - Research Training Scheme

S

SAI Global (website)
SEO - Socio-Economic Objective Classification Codes
SMG - Senior Management Group
SPIN - Sponsored Program Information Network
SRE (DIISR website) - Sustainable Research Excellence
Statement and Guidelines on Research Practice (NHMRC/AVCC) - replaced by the Australian code for the responsible conduct of research
Strategies for Successful Research (Library)
Supported Researcher Scheme

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T

TEQSA - Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
Twenty/Ten Really Good Grants Schemes: ARC and NHMRC (TRGGS)
Type of Research Activity (TOA)

U

UniSA Affiliation Statement (Word doc)
Universities Australia (formerly Australian Vice-Chancellors Committee)
UniSA HREC - University of South Australia Human Research Ethics Committee
UniSA Ventures Pty Ltd

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