HERDC Category 1 – Australian Competitive Grants Research Income
This section provides detailed profiles of national ERA data by two- and four-digit FoR codes. The data was submitted by higher education institutions at the four-digit FoR code level. The two-digit FoR report the aggregated data of all the four-digit FoR codes which sit beneath the relevant two-digit FoR code.
This table shows the total amount of Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) Category 1 research income submitted to ERA 2018 for each year of the reference period. For ERA 2018, the reference period for research income was 1 January 2014—31 December 2016.
HERDC Category 1 income refers to income received from programs listed on the Australian Competitive Grants Register. The HERDC Category 1 grants are highly competitive and have a strong element of peer review.
The 'median income' column shows the middle amount of Category 1 income submitted to ERA 2018 from an individual institution for an FoR code across the three-year reference period. The 'maximum income' column shows the highest amount submitted to ERA 2018 from an individual institution for an FoR code across the three-year reference period.
Please note that there are differences in the applicability of indicators for each discipline. These are specified in the ERA 2018 Discipline Matrix.