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The Validation of Peer Review through Research Impact Measures and the Implications for Funding Strategies

Figure 3

Average TRC Level versus Average Application Score Using Score Grouping.

TRC was calculated for individual funded applications (1999–2006). Applications were then grouped by identical review score and then averaged. These average TRC values were plotted for the 21 scoring groups (n ranges from 1 to 30, depending on group) and fit with a linear function. Error bars represent the standard error of the mean.

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