Research

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1095153

Working paper

12 Jun 2018

This paper outlines the functions of modern universities and militaries before delving into the issues arising for academics seeking to undertake research into military matters.

Journal article

25 May 2018

While a small, but growing number of institutions offer access to born-digital collections, there is scant literature documenting researcher interaction with these materials. This paper addresses this gap through documenting and analyzing researcher interactions to portions of born-digital collections at New York University (NYU) Libraries....

Commentary

17 May 2018

"Soft" infrastructure includes the services, policies or practices that keep academic research working and open. Without a funded, coordinated national approach the private sector may take control, writes Virginia Barbour.

Video

17 May 2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) raises the standard required of researchers handling personal data. For researchers, it is still essential to be aware of and follow the best practices in their field or discipline. In addition, researchers now need to also identify the appropriate legal...

Strategy

12 May 2018

The 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap outlines national research infrastructure required for the coming decade, so that Australia’s world class research system continues to improve productivity, create jobs, lift economic growth and support a healthy environment.

Website

12 Apr 2018

Cultural Data Online is an initiative of the Meeting of Cultural Ministers Statistics Working Group, which manages a national program of cultural data collection, research and analysis, funded collaboratively by the Australian, state and territory governments through the Meeting of Cultural Ministers.

The Meeting...

Research report

31 Mar 2018

Evidence-based decision making (EBDM) is a framework that has yielded huge benefits in fields ranging from medicine to social policy. While the concept is becoming popular in the built environment sector and terms such as “evidence-based design” are now widely used, our research has shown...

Journal article

1 Mar 2018

Describes and reflects on the experience of conducting five randomised controlled trials between 2003 and 2017 in a general practice setting with minimal funding, in North Queensland.

Working paper

20 Feb 2018

This research found that firms with a high ability to learn tend to undertake research and development and be New Zealand-based multinationals. They also tend to be larger firms that employ high numbers of professionals, managers and technicians.

Audio podcast

23 Jan 2018

In Australia, the think tank community is still growing and many Australians have yet to truly understand what a think tank does.

Report

24 Nov 2017

The research stories profiled in this resource are drawn from across the broad scope of interdisciplinary research that takes place at the University of Melbourne. They provide a snapshot of the challenges and opportunities society faces, and illustrate the ways our research activities are tackling...

Journal article

2 Nov 2017

In an era of smart cities, planning support systems (PSS) offer the potential to harness the power of urban big data and support land-use and transport planning. PSS encapsulate data-driven modelling approaches for envisioning alternative future cities scenarios. They are widely available but have limited...

Journal article

1 Nov 2017

To name something is to stake a claim, an action which, while having a moment of origin, requires dynamic attention to context and development. This article discusses the naming of Pacific research. It offers a brief but timely reminder of the genealogy of the field...

Report

11 Oct 2017

This report tracks investment in, and performance of, the national research system in an international setting, combining a variety of indicators to present a multifaceted factual view of the UK’s comparative performance in research.

Guide

7 Sep 2017

This guide outlines what steps registered training organisations can take to start developing an applied research and innovation capability.

Website

6 Sep 2017

A group of people from all over the world have joined forces to form Metadata 2020, with the goal of rallying and supporting the community around the critical issue of sharing richer metadata for research communications.

Strategy

29 Aug 2017

This AIHW Corporate plan 2017–18 to 2020–21 highlights the achievements planned to occur during the 2017–18 year that will help to provide Australians with quality, nationally-consistent health and welfare information.

Report

3 Aug 2017

This report characterises Australia’s current climate science capability and identifies how well the climate science sector is positioned to meet current and future demands for weather and climate knowledge.