New in OSIRIS: Kristin Oxley

OSIRIS is happy to welcome a new member of the research team: PhD candidate Kristin Oxley!

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Kristin has been employed at the Research Council of Norway for the last 12 years and before that, she worked at NordForsk, a Nordic research funding organization. She has also acted as an observer of research funding peer review panels at the EU-level for the last 14 years.

She has thus developed a strong interest in the functioning of grant peer review panels and through her PhD project she will carry out observations of such panels in a selection of research funding agencies, focusing on three main questions of inquiry:

  • What are the dominant group interaction dynamics in grant peer review panels and how do organizational factors influence these dynamics?
  • What are the challenges associated with evaluating interdisciplinary/novel research in grant peer review panels and how can organizational factors help or hinder effective evaluation?
  • What are the challenges associated with evaluating impact ex ante in grant peer review panels and how can organizational factors help or hinder effective evaluation?
Published Oct. 15, 2020 8:48 AM - Last modified Oct. 15, 2020 8:48 AM