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1 Apr 2019

The Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is undertaking a review of innovation metrics “to develop a suite of metrics that more fully capture innovation and thereby support better decision-making in Australia”.

The IRU has submitted its response, saying it supports the key...


25 Mar 2019

To mark ten years since the introduction of a demand driven funding system for university places, the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group has released new analysis of the key achievements of the system. The report illustrates five key achievements of the demand driven system and...

Discussion paper

23 Nov 2018

The IRU recently published a discussion paper, Towards a tertiary future , outlining our vision for tertiary education in Australia.

This supplemental paper has now been published by the IRU, digging further into Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth (LSAY) data around applications, acceptances and...

Discussion paper

21 Nov 2018

This IRU discussion paper makes the case for a coherent tertiary education system that ensures each person has the opportunity and incentive to get the vocational and higher education qualifications, skills and knowledge to which they aspire.

Policy report

1 Nov 2016

This Policy Statement sets out how to ensure regional research systems are sufficiently robust to enable valuable research to be conducted throughout Australia.

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