Report

The impacts of COVID-19 on the research enterprise: a landscape review

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated disruptions have had a major impact on the US academic research enterprise. This report provides a landscape review of what is known about these impacts, from March through mid-October 2020, with an aim of identifying gaps that should be addressed.
Guide

AIATSIS code of ethics for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research

AIATSIS has developed this guide to ensure that research with and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples follows a process of meaningful engagement and reciprocity between the researcher and the individuals and/or communities involved in the research.
Report

Research 4.0: research in the age of automation

This report seeks to understand what impact artificial intelligence (AI) is having on the United Kingdom’s research sector and what implications it has for its future, with a particular focus on academic research.
Report

Social interoperability in research support: cross-campus partnerships and the university research enterprise

This report defines social interoperability and describes the network of campus units involved in major areas of university research support services. It concludes by offering recommendations for cultivating successful cross-campus relationships.
Policy report

Optimising the operation and use of national research infrastructures

This report presents a generic framework for improving the use and operation of national research infrastructures (RIs), which play a key role in enabling and developing research in all scientific domains and represent an increasingly large share of research investment.
Guide

Research for all: making research inclusive of people with disabilities

Developing programs to be inclusive of people with disabilities ensures that all people benefit. This guide provides tools and resources for practitioners, researchers and policymakers for any and all forms of research, or evaluation with human participants, to ensure best-practice.
Report

2019 Survey of research culture in Australian NHMRC-funded institutions: survey findings report

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is committed to ensuring that NHMRC-funded research is of the highest quality. In May 2019, the NHMRC commissioned ORIMA Research to conduct a survey on its behalf in relation to the research culture in Australian NHMRC-funded institutions...
Report

How COVID-19 is changing research culture

This report investigates the research landscape trends and cultural changes in response to COVID-19. The report includes analysis of publication trends, geographic focal points of research, and collaboration patterns.
Report

Improved wellbeing or distress? Measuring the impacts of participation in a COVID-19 survey on participant wellbeing

For many throughout the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in drastic changes to life and social circumstances through health concerns related to the fear of infection with coronavirus, the negative impact of physical distancing measures and economic upheaval. For these reasons, COVID-19-related research has...
Briefing paper

Impact of the pandemic on Australia’s research workforce

This rapid research brief responds to the question: what impact is the pandemic having and likely to have on Australia’s research workforce and its capability to support our recovery efforts?