The following recent evaluation reports are available:
Evaluation of NERC Centres 2013
An independent evaluation of the research excellence and impact of five of NERC's Research Centres.
Natural hazards theme evaluation 2011
The fourth of an ongoing evaluation of each of NERC's seven strategic science themes. Each theme is intended to be evaluated, in turn, over a two year repeating cycle.
Report (103KB) Management response (23KB)
Responsive Mode evaluation 2010
An evaluation of the quality and impact of NERC's Responsive Mode (RM) funded research. The outputs of grants in the areas of biodiversity and global change were assessed by two independent panels and, separately, examples of the influence of RM work on NERC strategy were investigated.
Report (514KB) Management response (58KB)
Climate system theme evaluation 2010
A pilot evaluation commencing a new rolling programme to evaluate progress delivering NERC's strategic science themes. Each theme will be evaluated every two years.
Report (50KB) Management response (27KB)
Evaluation of the Peer Review College 2008
Responsive funding evaluation - climate change pilot 2007
A pilot study to consider the quality of a sample of responsive grants in the climate change research area. The study is to be followed up by further more comprehensive evaluations in future.
Report (403KB) Management response (19KB)