Research

FAST Record ID: 
1095153

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...

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.

Article

25 Jul 2017

This guide outlines how the ABC approached research on the Christian church and domestic violence.

Journal article

10 Jul 2017

This research describes a research-practice collaboration to support climate change planning. It highlights the potential benefits of investing in the capacity of researchers and natural resource management practitioners to engage in collaborative research partnerships.

Website

21 Jun 2017

The UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab works on the emerging issues of knowledge crowdsourcing and its translation into inclusive and equity-weighted policies.

Journal article

20 Jun 2017

This analysis includes recommendations for reform to improve clarity and consistency in the law and reduce barriers that may exclude persons with dementia from participating in ethically approved research.

Research report

1 Jun 2017

After careful analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data, this study found that Wikipedia-based assignments enhance students’ digital literacy and critical research skills, foster their ability to write for a public audience, promote collaboration, and motivate them more than traditional assignments.

Research report

31 May 2017

This report presents findings from the Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation & Research Impact Framework project.

Research report

1 May 2017

Executive Summary: The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme has been a feature of the Australian Government research and innovation agenda for 25 years.

The programme has been subject to many reviews, each initiated to determine whether it was delivering on its stated objectives. In...

Journal article

26 Apr 2017

Science panels still rely on poor proxies to judge quality and impact. The authors of this article argue that this results in risk-averse research.

Discussion paper

20 Apr 2017

This occasional paper is the fourth in a series on the National Quality Framework (NQF). This paper offers detailed insights into education and care service quality ratings for Quality Area 3 (physical environment) of the National Quality Standard (NQS). The focus is on ensuring the...

Journal article

1 Apr 2017

This study addresses the heat thermal energy storage (LHTES) unit, heat is stored via a phase change material (PCM) which can then be supplied at a later time to the heat transfer fluid (HTF) for applications such as concentrated solar power (CSP).

Journal article

15 Mar 2017

This paper reviews the pitching template proposed by Faff (2015). The article highlights the usefulness of this template for researchers. It is observed that there is scope for adapting this tool, with a template suitable for qualitative researchers being proposed. In the light of the...