This discussion paper outlines how public investment in higher education will focus on 'national priorities,' and tailor a system that delivers for students, industry and the community. The Morrison Government says the changes are aimed at driving the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The world's economy is becoming increasingly knowledge intensive. This will drive further technological, societal and organisational change. A knowledge intensive economy gives the producers of knowledge – universities – a potentially key role in shaping our future.
The EU’s approach to regional policy—known as smart specialisation or S3—offers a model that could inform collaborative regional policy making in Australia. It asks, what kinds of collaboration matter in a knowledge economy?
This paper defines university-industry collaboration (UIC), explores the key benefits of UIC, and provides insights into how to improve UIC in New Zealand and how to measure the outcome of UIC.
In November 1971, the Advisory Council decided to establish a committee, known as the CSIRO Secondary Industry Committee, to review the present relationships between CSIRO and secondary industry and to report on future developments in this field.
Examines the changing dynamic and the transformation of “rustbelt” cities, the former industrial centers of the U.S. and Europe, into a “brainbelt” of design and innovation.
The current research training system (RTS) seems to be working reasonably well, producing high quality and innovative researchers in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (ASSH). One challenge that the sector faces is ensuring the appropriateness of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) scholarship, for those...
The present study was commissioned by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Department of Education and Y outh Affairs (DETY A) to assess the extent to which their industry-linked research funding has been meeting the Government’s objectives in supporting university and industry interaction. Specifically...
Rewarding researcher–industry engagement and collaboration: Developing an ‘Impact and Engagement for Australia’ (IEA) metric
OECD data shows that Australian researchers are less engaged in collaboration with industry than their counterparts in other countries. This is of particular concern for Australia given the large proportion of our researchers in the public sector. Calls to address this problem have increasingly been...