The Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC) is the collective name for a set of three related classifications developed for use in the measurement and analysis of research and experimental development (R&D) undertaken in Australia and New Zealand. The three constituent classifications included in the ANZSRC are: Type of Activity (TOA), Fields of Research (FoR), and Socio-economic Objective (SEO).

The use of the three constituent classifications in the ANZSRC ensures that R&D statistics collected are useful to governments, educational institutions, international organisations, scientific, professional or business organisations, business enterprises, community groups and private individuals in Australia and New Zealand.  More information about the ANZSRC is available on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website.
Research Classifications section

Fields of Research (FOR) codes

This classification allows R&D activity to be categorised according to the methodology used.

Type of Activity (TOA)

Research and development activity types

Socio-Economic Objective (SEO)

This classification allows R&D to be categorised according to the principal purpose or outcome as perceived by the researcher.

Institutional Reporting

UQ Research and Innovation collects and analyses data on research performance measures.
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