Publishing by organisations has proliferated in the digital era, becoming a key tool in influencing public debate and part of the evidence-base for public policy and practice, yet it is often overlooked as a form of scholarly publishing. This paper looks at the way organisations produce, publish and disseminate policy-related research.
HASS Engagement & Impact
This report investigates the roles, opportunities and support available for early career researchers in the social sciences in the United Kingdom.
It is now taken for granted that trialling and testing inform medical practice. The What Works Centres that sit at the heart of the Network have begun to bring that same transformative approach to other public sector professions.
Publishing by organisations has proliferated in the digital era, becoming a key tool in influencing public debate and part of the evidence-base for public policy and practice, yet it is often overlooked as a form of scholarly publishing. This paper looks at the way organisations...
To produce evidence with ‘impact’, and know how to ‘make evidence count’, we need to understand the policy process and how evidence is produced and used in a complex system.
Research infrastructures are long-term enterprises. They are increasingly diverse in nature, may operate under very different models of governance and financing, and within diverse and evolving financial and political contexts. They represent strategic investments which are indispensable for enabling and developing research in all scientific...
This report provides university and research library leaders with useful insights on emerging practices and infrastructures in European research information management (RIM), on the current and future role of persistent person and organization identifiers, and, more specifically, on incentives and barriers to adoption.
Introduction: There is growing recognition among health researchers and funders that the wider benefits of research such as economic, social and health impacts ought to be assessed and valued alongside academic outputs such as peer-reviewed papers. Research translation...
The stories of Australia’s regional and remote communities are integral to the fabric of a culturally ambitious nation, and the artistic excellence among regional artists is critical to a vibrant arts sector that reflects Australia’s depth and diversity.
This report highlights the challenges and opportunities faced by professional artists in Australia.
In this companion report, the Australia Council has placed the key survey findingsalongside other literature and analysis to highlight and contextualise emerging trends,and to discuss what they mean for Australian artists into the future.
This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design.
Now more than ever, academic libraries are being asked to demonstrate value to their institutional stakeholders, funders, and governance boards. This report demonstrates how libraries are now measuring library contributions to student learning and success, and recommends where more research is needed in areas critical...
This web page presents arts and culture data from the ABS’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey and analysis.
This article presents a genealogy of the term open access, focusing on the separate histories that emphasise openness and reusability on the one hand, as borrowed from the open-source software and free culture movements, and accessibility on the other hand, as represented by proponents of...
The 2017 DASSH Conference and AGM was held in Melbourne, Victoria from 13-15 September.
Measures Australian engagement with the arts in 2016, confirming both its personal and social value.
The UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab works on the emerging issues of knowledge crowdsourcing and its translation into inclusive and equity-weighted policies.
In order to inform a library service related to creating and maintaining online scholarly profiles, this article assesses the knowledge base and needs of academic communities.
Outstanding science and research is a critical foundation of an innovative and prosperous modern society. Globally competitive research depends on access to first-class research equipment, systems and services, collectively referred to as research infrastructure.
Australia today is the beneficiary of internationally recognised and highly...
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