The Senior Research Officer: experience, role, organizational structure, strategic directions, and challenges
The senior research officer is an extremely important position at major research universities, playing a principal leadership role for what is typically a vast research enterprise. To examine the role within these institutions, the authors of this report interviewed 44 incumbents at US research universities...
This report presents the results of an inventory of research data services offered by US colleges and universities using a systematic web searching process. The results represent a holistic, quantitative picture of services that support data-driven research across organisational units and institutional types.
Affiliation in transition: rethinking society membership with early-career researchers in the social sciences
This paper explores new forms of connection and community for early-career researchers, which are often facilitated by social media and other communication technologies.
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.
In May 2019, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries hosted 'Advancing Open,' a gathering for Canadian scholarly communication practitioners to discuss ways to advance open scholarship in Canada. This report summarises the discussion from the event, outlining the state of open scholarship in Canada and...
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 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.
Researchers and research administrators in higher education are under pressure to adapt to an ever changing landscape of funding opportunities and efforts to make research more accessible. This paper includes the findings from two surveys with researchers and senior members of research offices across the...
Throughout this submission, Universities Australia encourages the federal government to recognise the central role of universities in the COVID-19 response and recovery.
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.