Research management



Report

Building effective system-wide disability research capacity in Australia

This research was commissioned by the National Disability Research Partnership, and was designed to examine strategies to develop disability research capacity in Australia.
Report

Kitmap - a stocktake of research infrastructure in Aotearoa New Zealand’s government research organisations

The 'Kitmap' project highlights the research infrastructure across New Zealand's government-funded research organisations, including Crown Research Institutes, the National eScience Infrastructure, and Callaghan Innovation. Those who work in the research, science and innovation sector will have more visibility of the research infrastructure available to support...
Report

Elicitation of data discovery contexts: an interview study

With the expansion of the open data movement in recent years, the issues of data discovery and data reuse have received more attention from various stakeholders. This project report focuses on characterising the contexts of data discovery, both within and across disciplines, to inform the...
Report

Australia’s data-enabled research future: synthesis report

In 2021, the ARDC partnered with Australia’s five Learned Academies and ACOLA to engage Australia’s greatest minds, the Fellows of the Academies, to develop insights into ensuring all of Australia’s research sector can undertake excellent data-enabled research. This document identifies the key findings from across...
Report

Australia’s data-enabled research future: humanities

This report provides an overview of the current landscape for humanities data-enabled research and identifies strategic needs and requirements, gaps in infrastructure, and potential opportunities for leadership, advocacy, and planning.
Policy report

Integrity and security in the global research ecosystem

This report describes policy initiatives and actions to safeguard national and economic security whilst protecting freedom of enquiry, promoting international research cooperation, and ensuring openness and non-discrimination.
Report

Te Hiringa Hauora research framework

This research framework is designed to guide and enable shared understanding of what best practice health promotion research in New Zealand is, as well as what it seeks to achieve.
Strategy

2021 National research infrastructure roadmap

This roadmap identifies needs and sets priorities for future investment in Australia's national research infrastructure. It will guide the 2022 Research Infrastructure Investment Plan, and seeks to maintain Australian excellence in research and innovation and support Australia’s ability to address emerging research challenges.
Report

Report of the Inquiry into national security risks affecting the Australian higher education and research sector

This inquiry report makes 27 recommendations to address the serious threats posed by foreign interference to Australia's most critical research institutions. The recommendations are targeted at securing sensitive, taxpayer-funded research and protecting student safety on campus.
Audio podcast

Research that matters: economic and social benefits of research

In this episode, Torrens University researchers discuss how research can help champion social justice issues and bring about cultural change.
Guide

APEC guiding principles for research integrity

This publication provides a set of high-level, voluntary principles, to guide research integrity for APEC economies, including a common understanding of key research integrity definitions for the APEC region’s research community.
Report

What’s next for national security and research?

This report reviews what measures are in place to protect research in the United Kingdom from foreign interference, including the new National Security and Investment Act (2021) that came into force on 4 January 2022.
Audio podcast

Research that matters: people and industry for impact

In this episode, the Torrens University executive team discuss why research is crucial to building new knowledge, revolutionising practices, and aiding progression.
Audio podcast

Research that matters: our research during a pandemic

In this episode, Torrens University researchers explain what data can tell us and how mapping research findings can influence better decision-making and strategic outcomes for health, education, and economic benefits.
Draft report

National research infrastructure roadmap 2021: exposure draft

The 2021 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap aims to provide a vision for research infrastructure investment for the next five to ten years. This exposure draft has been informed by consultations undertaken throughout 2021 with the research community and key stakeholders.
Report

News futures: research and policy roundtable

The News and Media Research Centre at the University of Canberra hosted the 'News futures: research and policy roundtable', on 3rd September 2021. This report highlights key themes that emerged from the discussion and provides numerous examples of research priorities that require attention.
Report

Research information management in the United States

Research information management (RIM) is a rapidly growing area of investment in U.S research universities. This two-part report series provides a first-of-its-kind documentation of RIM practices at U.S research universities by presenting a thorough examination of RIM practices, goals, stakeholders and system components.
Interactive resource

Open Research toolkit

This toolkit was created by the Open Research Working Group, comprising representatives of the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL). The toolkit supports Australasian institutions to implement or further develop open research policy, strategy and practice.
Report

Department of Health’s management of financial assistance under the Medical Research Future Fund

The objective of this audit was to assess whether the Department of Health is effectively managing financial assistance under the Medical Research Future Fund.