Grants Peer Review in Theory and Practice

  title={Grants Peer Review in Theory and Practice},
  author={D. Chubin},
  journal={Evaluation Review},
  pages={20 - 30}
  • D. Chubin
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology
  • Evaluation Review
  • Grants peer review is a family of ex ante methods used by federal agencies to select research proposalsforfunding. This article draws on Chubin and Hackett's 1990 book, Peerless Science: Peer Review and U.S. Science Policy, to examine both the assumptions and theory underlying peer review as an evaluation methodology and the issues that arise in the operation of peer-based systems at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The article discusses… CONTINUE READING
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