The University of Adelaide has upgraded to RME 7Higher Education Insight, Research Administration, News
The upgrade to RME 7 is a big step for the Go8 university. The university’s research systems team have collaborated extensively with ResearchMaster to ensure a smooth roll-out across their systems. The upgraded system offers individual researchers an improved experience in applying for funding and ethics clearance, and better visibility over their own activities. It…
How Can We Arm Research Teams for Success?Research Administration
The research landscape in Australia is complex. Funding is labyrinthine, and even industry professionals struggle to stay abreast of every possible rule change, roll-out, new initiative or reporting requirement. In this industry, recent years have seen abrupt or strange changes to funding rules, new demands on research administration, and unexpected changes to expected reporting requirements.…
Expanding research commercialisation presents new challengesHigher Education Insight, Research Administration
Universities are set up to optimise funding from student enrolments, not to prioritise research commercialisation. Scaling up research commercialisation will require nuanced policy and a cultural shift.
The 3 reasons why Australia is turning to microcredentialsHigher Education Insight, Research Administration
Bite-sized certifications provide accessible up-skilling to Australian workers and lower risk for employers.
How can Australian universities improve their ability to adapt to regulatory uncertainty?Research Administration
Superficially small, ground-level changes can improve the adaptability of a whole organisation. For universities, cultural change, supporting staff and co-workers, and ensuring high-quality professional communication can make all the difference.
Well managed technology solutions reduce overwork for academic staffResearch Administration
Occupational stress among academic staff is at an all-time high, but technology can help alleviate the burden.
The Top 3 Things Universities Must Do to Thrive in 2021Research Administration, News
Universities must learn to fully embrace being online, the opportunities afforded by research commercialisation, and administrative flexibility to succeed.