This move to measure the impact of university research on society introduces many new challenges that were not previously relevant when evaluation focused solely on academic merit.
Academics have little confidence in the current higher education reforms.
Australia produces nearly 10,000 PhD graduates each year. What happens to them next?
Promises made by researchers to participants to elicit the truth may not be worth the paper their written on if the courts can bulldoze though them.
Maybe you shouldn’t meet at that time and place? Research shows that the clock and the calendar can be a drag on leisurely activities.
The power of storytelling research through film.
South Africa's proposed national minimum wage must not be seen as a solution for all the country's economic problems but as a floor to protect the most vulnerable workers.
A CSIRO report suggests Australian manufacturers need to better design custom products and hook into global supply chains to survive.
In praise of the teaching excellence framework.
Religious organisations and community initiatives succeed where disoriented liberal politicians fail.
Nursing is more than just a caring profession, it is also a science.
There are currently far too few vacant academic jobs in Australia each year to employ all our PhD students. It's time to rethink the training of doctoral students.
There are good reasons why 'negative data' and wrong hypotheses should be made available to everyone.
Indonesia has the potential to make important contributions through academic research and the dissemination of knowledge emerging from Indonesian universities.
When human contact is cut off, the brain begins to act in strange ways to preserve its sanity.
If researchers pose the right questions about transformation, this can lead to better answers, stronger policies and, ultimately, real change.
Is the risk of a criminal conviction enough to deter scientists from publishing bogus research findings?
There is broad acknowledgement that the way science is taught and practised in Africa is not socially inclusive.
Many centres were set up in Australian universities to take advantage of China's rising importance, but without ongoing funding they might be subject to interference from external donors.
The recent NHMRC funding announcement has renewed criticism about how medical research is funded in Australia. Is the system fair? Or is it stacked against some researchers?