Scholarly publication is indisputably boosted by the use of the English language. However, the need to publish in English in order to get visibility and recognition represents an impoverishment of certain research fields, particularly in Social Sciences and Humanities.
This paper draws on the available literature and the authors' own experiences working in the environmental sciences to provide an accessible resource for early career researchers (ECRs) seeking to achieve policy impact in their chosen field.
This report is based on the premise that the use of impact assessments can bring substantial benefits to the research community, including enabling the community to better communicate its value, encouraging developments in research and teaching, and — fundamentally — helping the community find ways to increase its already substantial impacts across society.
HASS Engagement & Impact
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 article considers the case for a national strategy for civics and citizenship education in New Zealand and potential next steps for achieving this.
This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design.
This study examines the impact of matched crowdfunding as a new means of getting ideas and projects off the ground, through analysis of a £251,500 matched crowdfunding pilot for arts and heritage projects.
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 to the higher education sector, such as accreditation and student retention.
This web page presents arts and culture data from the ABS’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey and analysis.
This report calls for an increase in the links between regional and metropolitan institutions through Category 1 university partnerships and linkages in educational research.
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.
Institutions and arts organisations (public and private), set up to carry out a public purpose, now find that through the impact of digitisation and internet tools, they are, in many cases, lagging behind. There is a growing sense, confirmed through the research carried out for...
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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