Research institutes

Report

A white paper of the MIT Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s research
7 Sep 2018

This MIT white paper, examines efforts in the United States and in Europe to make research and scholarship openly and freely available, provides a backdrop to the ongoing work of the taskforce - identifying new, updated, or revised open access policies and practices.

Report

5 Sep 2018

This resource aims to shine a light on how qualitative methods are being used in health services and medical research contexts, and how they might be used more effectively.

Report

17 Aug 2018

This report, developed in conjunction with responsible organisations, documents the progress made in implementing the Research Training Implementation Plan actions to July 2018.

Briefing paper

9 Aug 2018

While Theresa May pledged that “the days of sending vast sums of money to the EU” are over, the UK is still very much under the illusion that the days of receiving large amounts of EU money in specific sectors are not. Hopes of an...

Guide

2 Aug 2018

This guide provides a set of principles to ensure research is safe, respectful, responsible, high quality and of benefit to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

Guide

A companion document to 'Ethical conduct in research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities: guidelines for researchers and stakeholders'
2 Aug 2018

This guideline is intended primarily for use by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research participants and communities, but will also be a useful resource for researchers and for others interested in understanding more about such research.

Working paper

2 Aug 2018

This paper investigates whether changes in funding over the past decade (measured by total expenditure per student) have had an impact on the research output, impact or ranking position of world-class universities.

Guide

A guide for Australian researchers, NGOs and independent practitioners
30 Jun 2018

This is a practical resource to guide researchers, NGO staff and independent practitioners, who wish to publish research or findings that involve humans within Australia.

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...

Journal article

16 May 2018

The UK open access (OA) policy landscape simultaneously preferences Gold publishing models (Finch Report, RCUK, COAF) and Green OA through repository usage (HEFCE), creating the possibility of confusion and duplication of effort for academics and support staff. Alongside these policy developments, there has been an...

Journal article

16 May 2018

Greenhouse Studios (GS) is a scholarly communications research laboratory dedicated to using collaborative models and design principles in the creation of scholarly works.

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.

Research report

1 May 2018

This final report of the four part series examines the sourcing and scaling choices made by the four research universities regarding their acquisition of Research Data Management (RDM) capacity.

Commentary

16 Mar 2018

Research partnerships between Australian universities, the Department of Defence and weapons manufacturers may not be ethically justifiable.

Journal article

16 Mar 2018

Based on interviews with staff members from thirteen large research universities in the United States, this paper provides a rich, qualitative description of research data curation and use practices in Institutional Repositories (IRs).

Discussion paper

21 Feb 2018

This paper provides a broad overview of the nature of data linkage, highlights possible uses in the VET sector and reviews key challenges data linkage presents as a research methodology. Using the insights gained from past data linkage projects and taking into account the privacy...

Report

19 Feb 2018

This report investigates the roles, opportunities and support available for early career researchers in the social sciences in the United Kingdom.

Journal article

19 Feb 2018

Using a database of recent articles published in the field of Global Health research, this article examines institutional sources of stratification in publishing access outcomes.

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