Non-traditional Research Output Types

Type 1: Original Creative Works

Includes visual artworks and installations, designs, music compositions and most CD recordings, choreography, plays and other creative writing, as described:

Visual art work
A research output such as a fine arts and crafts work, diagram, map, photographic image, sculpture or installation.
Design/architectural work
Realised, constructed, fabricated or unrealised building and design projects. "Unrealised" projects must have an output that provides evidence of the research involved.
Textual work
Written creative work that is not eligible to be submitted as a book or journal article, such as a novel or art review. Exhibition catalogues and catalogue entries should be submitted in this sub-category.
Other original creative works that do not fit the other research output types.

Type 2: Live Performance Works

For live performance research outputs, the research output is the actual public performance. Examples include performance of a new work or innovative interpretation or production of an existing work of music, dance, or theatre.

Type 3: Recorded/Rendered Creative Works

For these, the research component is embodied in the process of recording, or rendering, itself (rather than in the performance), e.g. by use of innovative production or sound processing techniques. Examples include:

Film or video.
Performances (in music, dance, theatre, etc.) that have been created specifically for a recorded medium.
Recorded/rendered creative works, often experimental, produced in association with other researchers in other disciplinary fields.
Digital creative work
Creative 3D models, including digital outputs of architectural and design projects, computer programs, games and visual artworks.
Website/web exhibition
These are eligible as recorded/rendered creative works if the eligible researcher is the creator of the creative works featured in the website. Curated web-based exhibitions of the creative work of others must be submitted as Curated or Produced Substantial Public Exhibitions and Events.
Other recorded/rendered creative works not listed above.

Type 4: Curated or Produced Substantial Public Exhibitions and Events

This category should be selected where the researcher was the curator of an exhibition, rather than the artist who created the artworks.

Web-based exhibition
The curation and/or production of an internet website presenting a collection of creative works where the internet is the medium of the exhibited works.
The curation and/or production of a collection of creative works exhibited together for the first time, in that particular arrangement, in a recognised gallery, museum, or event. This should be accompanied by a well-researched publication that includes the date and location of the exhibition.
The curation of a festival bringing together innovative work or existing works in an innovative format or through a theme that provides new perspectives and/or experiences.
Curated or substantial public exhibitions and events that do not fit into the above sub-categories of the Curated or Produced Substantial Public Exhibitions and Events research output type.

Type 5: Research Reports for an External Body

A Research Report for an External Body is a written research output commissioned or solicited by an external body such as a government department or private company. Sub-categories of Research Report for an External Body are as follows:

Public sector
A research report that has been undertaken for an Australian, state, territory, local, foreign or international government body or organisation.
A research report that has been undertaken for a company, industry organisation, industry peak body, or an employer/employee association.
A research report that has been undertaken for a body or organisation operating in the not-for-profit sector.
A research report undertaken for an organisation not covered by the above sub-categories.