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The Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC) is the collective name for a set of three related classifications designed for use in the measurement and analysis of research and experimental development (R&D) undertaken in Australia.
Academy of Social Sciences
Australian Institute of Agricultural Sciences
Australian Institute of Physics
Australian Mathematical Society
Australian Research Council
Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education
Defence Science and Technology Organisation
Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs
Department of Industry, Science and Tourism
Department of Primary Industries and Energy
Institution of Engineers
National Health and Medical Research Council
Royal Australian Chemical Institute
The contributions made by these organisations are gratefully acknowledged.
The consultative process has sought to ensure that the ASRC is widely accepted and used within Australia as an Australian Standard, not only in the compilation of R&D statistics but also in the study of Australian research generally.
T. J. Skinner
Acting Australian Statistician