Table 2

Characteristics of the researchers

CharacteristicsResearchers (n=215)
Current academic level (example role)Per cent
 Level A (assistant lecturer)7
 Level B (lecturer)19
 Level C (senior lecturer)27
 Level D (associate professor)15
 Level E (professor)24
 Prefer not to answer1
Location of primary institution
 Major city, Group of Eight (Go8)*51
 Major city, not Go837
 Prefer not to answer1
Chief investigator (CI) role
Grants currently held
Proposals submitted in the latest round
  • Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.

  • *Research-intensive university as part of the Go8.

  • †Funding rules stipulate a maximum of six grants per CI.