Summative evaluation of the Standards Research Grants and Research Development Initiatives programs: CR22-78/2010E-PDF

final report /

"While both Standard Research Grant (SRG) and Research Development Initiative (RDI) are relatively long-running programs, and both have been subject to management reviews focusing on design and delivery issues, neither has been formally evaluated. The timing of the evaluation was determined by SSHRC’s Evaluation Plan for 2008-09 to 2010-11. As well, the conduct of the evaluation is consistent with the new Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) Evaluation Policy (April 2009), which states that all direct program spending must be evaluated every five years. Furthermore, evaluations are a valuable input to the four-year cycle of Strategic Review."--Executive Summary.

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Department/Agency Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Title Summative evaluation of the Standards Research Grants and Research Development Initiatives programs
Subtitle final report /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "October 14, 2010." Title from cover. Issued also in French under title: Évaluation sommative des programmes Subventions ordinaires de recherche et Initiatives de développement de la recherche : rapport final.
Date 2010.
Number of Pages ix, 86 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • CR22-78/2010E-PDF
Subject Terms Research grants, Research and development, Assessment