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.
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....
"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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
In Australia, the think tank community is still growing and many Australians have yet to truly understand what a think tank does.
The purpose of this review is to identify best practices used when conducting community-based participatory research with Pacific Islanders
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...
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...
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...
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.
This guide outlines what steps registered training organisations can take to start developing an applied research and innovation capability.
This occasional paper is the fifth in a series on the National Quality Framework (NQF).
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.
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.