Te Punaha Matatini’s blog by Shaun Hendy - "...I think this is a watershed study. It is the first rigorous evaluation of a New Zealand research funding process ever undertaken and it has thrown up some fascinating insights. It also demonstrates the benefits of the sustained collection and retention of science and innovation data..."
Science Media Centre's coverage, including quotes from interested parties and their SciBlog.
Pattrick Smellie in the NBR "Government spending on 'blue skies' research could be increased without lessening the value of the increased output, but current funding selection processes are almost certainly adding cost for no good outcome..."