Scientific Peer Review Fact Sheet (PDF, 681 KB)
Best Practices in Peer Review Assure Quality, Value, Objectivity (PDF, 330 KB)
Article in Journal of the National Grants Management Association
Through a proven and respected peer and merit review process, we help our customers make informed decisions on how best to invest their research dollars.
Our effective peer review management program provides decision makers with independent perspectives from experts who are knowledgeable in the subject area being reviewed. These experts submit rankings and qualitative reviews that can be used in judging research proposals with the highest technical merit.
ORAU peer review capabilities support government allocation of and accountability for hundreds of millions in research funding in science, energy, supercomputing, homeland security and other fields.
In addition to supporting $15.3 million in funding opportunities for DOE’s Office of Science Early Career Research Program and the allocation of five billion processor hours at ORNL and Argonne National Laboratory through the INCITE program, ORAU peer review specialists have supported dozens of other reviews for five separate DOE Office of Science program offices in FY13 totaling more than $160 million in federal funding awards.