The academic response to COVID-19: a survey report

In order to gain insight into what impact COVID-19 has had on the international scientific community, their work and the implications for science, Frontiers conducted a survey with their editors, reviewers and authors in May and June 2020. This report outlines the findings.

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.
Journal article

Identification of potential uses of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for construction supply chain management: Preliminary studies

Supply chain construction continues to grow and becomes important in project management. This study aims to identify the potential use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in construction supply chain management.

How to engage with policy makers: a guide for academics in the arts and humanities

This guide shows that there are steps that academics can take to improve their engagement with public policy and to make it meaningful for their research. While these activities may involve an investment of time, they offer the opportunity to make a tangible difference, and...

Foreign students and technology transfer

This publication focuses on foreign students and technology transfer, which is only one aspect of a broader issue - how to control the outflow of critical technology from the United States without losing benefits such as international scientific cooperation and an open academic and research...
Journal article

The Pakaru ‘Pipeline’: Māori and Pasifika pathways within the academy

The authors examined the academic ‘pipeline’ for Māori and Pasifika graduates and illustrate the chronic under-representation of Māori and Pasifika in permanent academic positions in New Zealand universities.They identified areas within higher education where significant opportunities are being lost for the recruitment and retention of...

How government can work with academia

This report sets out how government can improve the way it uses academic evidence and expertise in forming policy. Policy making is a core task for government. But to make policy well, government needs to be open to external ideas, including from academics.

How academia can work with government

This report sets out how government can improve the way it uses academic evidence and expertise in forming policy. It forms part of a project on how to build a better relationship between government and academia.
Working paper

A delicate balance: optimising individual aspirations and institutional missions in higher education

This working paper offers an analysis of the interviews undertaken as the first stage of CGHE Project 3.2, with senior managers and academic staff, in eight universities.
Working paper

The future higher education workforce in locally and globally engaged higher education institutions: a review of literature on the topic of ‘the academic workforce’

This working paper reviews the literature on the academic workforce, undertaking an in-depth review of journals dedicated to higher education studies, and other academic journals where contributions to the field occur.