Office of Science Quality and Integrity

Research Grade Evaluation

The USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity—in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources—is responsible for administering the USGS Research Grade Evaluation (RGE), Equipment Development Grade Evaluation (EDGE), and Senior Scientist (ST) review processes.

Announcements

The RSR and DSR templates and guidance have been updated for the 2020 fall/winter cycle! See below for the new documents. Packages are due September 21, 2020.

New training sessions are coming soon. Stay tuned for details!

Are you interested in serving on a panel? We are always looking for volunteers! Just e-mail RGE-EDGE@usgs.gov to let us know and we will add you to our volunteer list!

 

General Information

  • USGS Research and Equipment Development Grade Evaluation Process Handbook (pending revisions)

RGE:

EDGE:

ST:

For RGE, EDGE and ST Scientists Being Reviewed

For Panelists

RGE:

EDGE:

Training

Questions may be sent to the RGE-EDGE e-mail box: RGE-EDGE@usgs.gov

Contacts

Christopher J Johnson

Deputy Director and Bureau Scientific Integrity Officer
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6643

Steven Hilburger

RGE-EDGE Senior Scientist
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-4036

Cara Campbell

RGE-EDGE Senior Scientist
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6459

Kevin B Jones

RGE/EDGE Staff Scientist
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6448

RGE-EDGE Program