ARC Outreach Program: Definition and application of Field of Research (FoR) Codes

Course description

ARC Outreach Program – Definition and application of Field of Research (FoR) Codes

Presented by Sarah Howard, Branch Manager, Research Excellence Branch, ARC.

This session will investigate how to implement Field of Research codes for:

  • The National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP)
  • Excellence in Research Australia (ERA)
  • Engagement and Impact (EI)

The session will also illustrate the differences in the hierarchical classifications – division, group and field.

There will be time for questions and answers.

This session will be run via MS Teams and a link will be sent to you via Calendar invitation prior to the session.

Please email Kirsty de Ruyter, Senior Research Support Officer at if you have any questions.

Please note that we are unable to record this session.

Type of course

Information Session

Who should attend

  • All researchers and research support staff

What you will learn

  • Difference classifications of FoR codes
  • How to implement codes in NCGP, ERA and EI

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge


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