Intended as a conversation starter, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Academy has prepared this discussion paper to capture the views, ideas and concerns of social science researchers, teachers, students, professionals, policymakers and employers across Australia.
This report examines how public funds are invested in environmental research in New Zealand, and calls for an environmental research strategy to be developed by the Ministry for the Environment, and dedicated, long-term funding for environmental research to be ringfenced.
This document assesses the state of knowledge about firm dynamics in New Zealand and answers the following questions: 1) why firms grow? 2) how firm performance affects aggregate productivity growth? (3) what role policy can play in improving productivity growth. The objective is to identify...
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.
This study aims to describe the development of an industry–university (IU) relationship which has enabled the conduct of practically and scientifically relevant research. Using empirical data, this study describes how to create a win-win IU innovation relationship that enables the implementation of process innovations into...
This guide is the only comprehensive listing of the huge volume of records created by the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. The records include individual case files, submissions, research reports, the papers of the Commissioners and staff, the records of legal counsel, and...
Doing research differently: archiving and sharing qualitative data in studies of childhood, education and youth
This discussion paper explores directions and dilemmas in the archiving and sharing of qualitative research, taking a specific focus on studies of childhood, education and youth, predominantly from across the social sciences.
This report provides a detailed look at Millennial (18-34 year olds) technology ownership in the United States and how the pace of change has slowed for Millennials, compared to Gen X, and how household income affects moving out and starting a family. Nielsen provides an...
In this submission, DASSH sets out the key areas of concern for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) disciplines in the higher education sector.
DASSH is concerned about the proposed efficiency dividend imposed on universities in 2018 and 2019 and its long-term impacts. We also note the lack of clarity around a number of significant measures proposed in the Bill, and the impact this has on the ability of...