R&D Evaluation at NIAID: Making the Most of Expert Opinion. Kevin Wright AEA Annual Conference Nov 4, 2011. Overview. NIAID at a Glance Highlights Organization R&D Evaluation at NIAID Intent Implementation Improvements Looking Ahead Opportunities Threats. NIAID at a Glance.
AEA Annual Conference
Nov 4, 2011
NIAID at a Glance
R&D Evaluation at NIAID
“Expert judgment” remains the best available decision support tool for science policy makers, but a nascent community of practice is emerging in the science policy arena that holds
enormous potential to provide rigorous and quantitative decision support tools in the
near future. – The Science of Science Policy: A Federal Research Roadmap, Nov 2008.
To enhance the quality, utility, transparency and application of evaluation in support of decision making throughout NIAID.
Quality – The Evaluation Section will strive to meet and exceed expectations
Utility – All services and products will be developed and applied where appropriate
Collaborative – The Evaluation Section will listen to and partner with its customers
Innovative – The Evaluation Section will continually seek to enhance products and services