This research was commissioned by the National Disability Research Partnership, and was designed to examine strategies to develop disability research capacity in Australia.
This consultation paper provides background to the review of the Australian Research Council Act 2001 (ARC Review) and context to the online survey questions.
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...
In this episode, Torrens University researchers discuss how research can help champion social justice issues and bring about cultural change.
Solving age-old problems and coming up with breakthrough innovations, sometimes simply starts with imagination. In this episode, you’ll meet researchers who have embraced inventiveness in their research practice to shake up the normal way of thinking.
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.
In this episode, the Torrens University executive team discuss why research is crucial to building new knowledge, revolutionising practices, and aiding progression.
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.
Social sciences are the fields of research on, and knowledge about, society. They are deeply connected and embedded in our social systems and structures. This publication provides a compact guide to the trends, challenges and opportunities impacting Australian social science, to facilitate system-wide planning for...
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.
“He who pays the piper calls the tune”: researcher experiences of funder suppression of health behaviour intervention trial findings
This research article finds that one in five researchers in this global sample reported being pressured to delay, alter, or not publish the findings of health behaviour intervention trials.
This article provides a conceptual framework for understanding, measuring, and encouraging research impact for academics. Although not alone in seeking to impact public policy with their research, academics are under-utilised creators of knowledge.
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.
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 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...
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 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...