Research data


6 Mar 2019

The volume and diversity of research data is rapidly growing, posing questions and challenges concerning data retention. This report presents insights for institutions, research funders, researchers and others on what research data to keep and why.

Discussion paper

25 Feb 2019

The purpose of this paper is to prompt and frame discussion during the first consultation period of the review, which will run from 25 February to 7 June 2019. During the first consultation period, the review will gather stakeholder feedback on the current classification including...


17 May 2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) raises the standard required of researchers handling personal data. For researchers, it is still essential to be aware of and follow the best practices in their field or discipline. In addition, researchers now need to also identify the appropriate legal...

Journal article

16 Mar 2018

Based on interviews with staff members from thirteen large research universities in the United States, this paper provides a rich, qualitative description of research data curation and use practices in Institutional Repositories (IRs).

Journal article

15 Jan 2018

This qualitative research study examines librarians’ research data management (RDM) experiences, specifically the factors that influence their ability to support researchers’ needs.


5 Jan 2018

This report explore the incentives that inspired the acquisition of RDM capacity on the part of the four research universities described in the case studies.


8 Dec 2017

International research data networks are critical for progress in many scientific domains and underpin efforts to promote Open Science. At the same time, many of these networks are fragile and the responsibilities for their support and performance are frequently distributed across a variety of different...


6 Dec 2017

There is a large variety of repositories that are responsible for providing long term access to data that is used for research. As data volumes and the demands for more open access to this data increase, these repositories are coming under increasing financial pressures that...


27 Oct 2017

The service profiles presented here were reviewed and confirmed by staff at Edinburgh University, Monash University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Wageningen University & Research. The profiles are descriptive inventories, with brief observations about the scope, organization and staffing of RDM services in these...


21 Apr 2016

This report, 'Australian Engagement with Developing Countries Part 2: Official Sector Statistical Summary, 2014-15', presents statistical details of Australia's development cooperation with partner countries, multilateral and bilateral development agencies, civil society organisations and the private sector. It provides a range of information at the aggregate...


31 Mar 2016

This resource shows the statistics of a poll completed in the South Australian, Indi and New England seats on the current Australian asylum seeker policy.

New state-wide ReachTEL polling in South Australia and in the seats of New England and Indi on refugee policy...

Discussion paper

25 Nov 2015

The 2015 Bougainville election was a milestone for women’s political representation. The largest-ever cohort of women candidates contested; one candidate, Josephine Getsi in Peit constituency, became the first women elected to the House of Representatives in an open seat. She joins the three women members...

Briefing paper

9 Nov 2015

New Zealand’s annual inflation rate, at 0.4 percent for the year ended in the September 2015 quarter, remains below the Reserve Bank’s medium term target band of 1 – 3 percent. During the year the price of cigarettes and tobacco rose by 12.6 percent, costs...

Briefing paper

16 Oct 2015

Stable and affordable housing, with access to jobs and services, is fundamental to support employment and wellbeing by enabling social and economic participation in society. However, as pointed out by the Affordable Housing Taskforce , “by a range of indicators, there is a housing affordability...


18 Sep 2015

This e-brief, which is part of a series relating to all NSW regions, sets out key labour force trends for the residents of the Hunter Valley region. Data has been sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) monthly Labour Force Survey. The ABS divides...


31 Mar 2015

The growth of collaborative research practices in a connected era, and latterly a rise in funder mandates, have fuelled a rapid increase in interest in sharing research data.

Research data is recognised as being central to research and disseminating, sharing and enabling access to...


1 Mar 2015

ATSE believes that realising the benefits of Australia’s world-class research system requires translation of its outputs into economic and societal benefits.The effective translation of research will be at the core of Australia’s future competitiveness and prosperity.


The Australian Academy of Technological...

Discussion paper

9 Feb 2015

Security sector reform (SSR) in conflict-affected states is a key area of focus for the Australian CivilMilitary Centre (ACMC). The ACMC commissioned research from January to April 2013 to map international perspectives and trends in SSR. The goal was to inform future work in the...


9 Jan 2015

The Australian Government’s Guiding Principles for Civil-Military-Police Interaction in International Disaster and Conflict Management (the Guiding Principles) has been developed by the Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC) in collaboration with the departments of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C), Defence (ADF), Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)...


9 Dec 2014

Executive summary

Data is central to all research. Data, in its raw or processed form, from its original source (such as an ocean sensor) or via an analytical processor (such as the cores of a supercomputer), depends invariably on research infrastructure for its...



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