Action research


Journal article

Are we making the same mistakes in fighting COVID‑19 as in past pandemics? Lessons from HIV show the urgent need to invest in HPSR

In this article, the authors analyse a report on the politics of investing in health policy and systems research (HPSR) and conclude by outlining three critical actions, using the Stuckler–McKee model of social change in health.
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NSW Health COVID-19 Emergency Response Priority Research program: a case study of rapid translation of research into health decision making

The NSW Health COVID-19 Research Program was established in April 2020 to contribute to minimising the health, social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in New South Wales (NSW). This paper describes the establishment and implementation of one element of the program, which is...
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Understanding, measuring, and encouraging public policy research impact

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.

Fresh water literacies: transdisciplinary learning for place and eco justice

The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.

Rethinking multiculturalism, reassessing multicultural education: project report number 3

Rethinking Multiculturalism/Reassessing Multicultural Education Project Report Number 3: Knowledge Translation and Action Research is the outcome of the final stage of Rethinking Multiculturalism/Reassessing Multicultural Education (RMRME), an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project between the University of Western Sydney (UWS), the NSW Department of Education...