Research institutes

Research report

5 Jan 2018

This report explore the incentives that inspired the acquisition of RDM capacity on the part of the four research universities described in the case studies.

Briefing paper

4 Jan 2018

This issues paper argues that while outsourcing is not uniformly good or bad, services with a principally academic market seem to be especially susceptible to monopoly or oligopoly dynamics among commercial providers.

Research report

8 Dec 2017

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.

Conference proceedings

1 Dec 2017

This web portal provides access to presentations and papers from eResearch 2017.

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...

Report

15 Nov 2017

This publication provides an up to date overview of the competencies required for libraries to deliver excellent learning and teaching support to their university and research communities.

Audio program

1 Nov 2017

Australian research is set to come under tougher assessment criteria, to ensure it delivers economic and social benefits.

Report

19 Oct 2017

This paper looks at what Research Information Management (RIM) is, what is driving RIM adoption, and the library’s role in RIM.

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.

Research report

26 Sep 2017

This report explores the nature of the RDM capacity acquired by four research universities in four different national contexts, highlighting key factors that shaped the contours of this capacity, and provides a number of key takeaways that provide useful starting points for institutions as they...

Report

26 Sep 2017

Now more than ever, academic libraries are being asked to demonstrate value to their institutional stakeholders, funders, and governance boards. 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...

Article

20 Sep 2017

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...

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.

Research report

9 Aug 2017

This report outlines the journey and the successes of the Lowitja Institute and the CRCs, and showcases how their cumulative efforts have pioneered a new way of conducting health research in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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.

Journal article

11 Jul 2017

This article outlines the concept of the Research Data Management and Reproducibility (RDM & R) librarian.

Report

5 Jul 2017

This publication features the ten commissioned research reports from the 2016 research grants funding round, as well as three progressive projects from the inaugural NCSEHE Equity Fellows Program.

Strategy

9 May 2017

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...