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07 Sep 2017

This summary explores the benefits to the VET system of becoming more involved in applied research. It looks at what steps registered training organisations can take to start developing an applied research and innovation capability, such as naming and claiming their current achievements through...

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Website

06 Sep 2017

Metadata 2020 is a collaboration that advocates for richer, connected, and reusable metadata for all research outputs. Why?

  • Richer metadata fuels discoverability and innovation.
  • Connected metadata bridges the gaps between systems
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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. It describes our purposes, practices and capabilities and sets out the ways...

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Journal article

10 Aug 2017

Primary health care research focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) people is needed to ensure that key frontline services provide evidence based and culturally appropriate care.

We systematically reviewed the published primary health care literature to identify...

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Report

03 Aug 2017

Climate variability and change across seasons and decades has profound consequences for primary industries, coastal and water infrastructure, the generation and delivery of energy, and transport systems in Australia and throughout the world. To the extent that this variability and change is...

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Article

25 Jul 2017

Since the ABC published an essay on domestic violence and the Christian church in Australia last week, we've seen a far-ranging conversation about the way the church responds to victims of abuse in their midst.

There has been some confusion about what the research tells us, so the ABC...

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Journal article

10 Jul 2017

Climate change increases the complexity and uncertainty of regional natural resource management (NRM), calling into question the appropriateness of linear knowledge-transfer approaches. In this paper we reflect on knowledge practices among a partnership of researchers and NRM planners, under a...

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. The online service of the lab is specifically designed to web-enable such processes. The aim is to support the implementation of the SDGs’...

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Journal article

20 Jun 2017

Research is crucial to advancing knowledge about dementia, yet the burden of the disease currently outpaces research activity. Research often excludes people with dementia and other cognitive impairments because researchers and ethics committees are concerned about issues related to capacity,...

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Research report

01 Jun 2017

In Fall 2016, over 6000 students used a Wikipedia-based assignment in lieu of a traditional paper assignment. We conducted a mixed methods research study using surveys and focus groups to study attitudes, context, and skills transfer. Surveys employed a variety of quantitative and qualitative...

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Research report

31 May 2017

This Final Report is one of four publications resulting from The Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation and Research Impact Project. The Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation and Research Impact Framework, and the findings and recommendations in the Final Report are based on an analysis...

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Research report

01 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....

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Journal article

26 Apr 2017

There is a disconnect between the research that reviewers purport to admire and the research that they actually support. As participants on multiple review panels and scientific councils, we have heard many lament researchers’ reluctance to take risks. Yet we’ve seen the same panels eschew risk...

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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 physical...

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Journal article

01 Apr 2017

A numerical study has been conducted on a shell and tube latent heat storage system whereby the inlet heat transfer fluid direction is periodically reversed during charging and discharging. The impact of varying the boundary condition at the interface of the tubes carrying the heat transfer...

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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 various...

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Journal article

01 Mar 2017

Digital communication technologies have dramatically changed the ways in which scholarship is accessed, discussed, and shared. Joining the traditional journals and manuscripts are new ways to distribute and consume research, including blogs, podcasts, white papers, and more. There is more...

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Journal article

15 Feb 2017

There is a growing body of literature about the barriers to, and enablers of, the use of research evidence in policy and practice. Research funders are in a unique position to influence activities aimed at promoting research use.

During the past decade, NSW (New South Wales) Health has...

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Report

15 Feb 2017

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), in partnership with Charles Sturt University, has issued this report, which provides the results of six Library and Information Science (LIS) research events in Australian capitals in late 2016 that had the main purpose of connecting...

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