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BBSRC genomics research evaluation

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A review panel has provided an independent evaluation of two programmes of BBSRC-supported genomics research: The Investigating Gene Function (IGF) initiative and genomics research funded through responsive mode

Evaluation of BBSRC genomics research (PDF 1.24MB)

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Evaluation of BBSRC genomics research: Appendices (PDF 712KB)

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Objectives

  • To assess the quality of the research supported
  • To identify the major outcomes and impacts arising from the research
  • To assess the extent to which the original objectives of the IGF initiative were met
  • To assess the extent to which the IGF initiative enabled the wider research community to incorporate genomics approaches and technologies into their research programmes
  • To identify ways to build on successes and address identified gaps and issues

Evaluation findings

The panel based their findings on:

  • Results of questionnaire surveys from a sample of:
    • IGF initiative grant holders
    • Responsive mode grant holders
  • Information from our databases

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