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Review of Research Policy and Funding Arrangements

PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:56 pm
by mgcrisp
On 7 July 2015 the Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announced the Australian Government will undertake a review of university research funding and policy as part of its Boosting the Commercial Returns from Research strategy.

https://www.education.gov.au/news/review-research-policy-and-funding-arrangements

While research produces a broad range of benefits it is interesting to note the review's focus on economic benefit: 'In particular, the review will provide advice to Government on arrangements that would ensure the world class research undertaken by the higher education system in Australia is translated into economic advantage for the nation...'