ACOLA SAF07 Australia's Agricultral Future

Australia’s Agricultural Future

Securing Australia’s Future SAF07: Australia’s Agricultural Future Agriculture is an important part of the Australian economy and an area of significant comparative advantage. Agriculture can post major successes in developing and adopting innovations and new technologies particularly in dry land cropping, pasture-based production systems and biosecurity arrangements that protect against pest and disease incursions. The…

ACOLA SAF03 Smart engagement with Asia

Smart engagement with Asia: Leveraging language, research and culture

Securing Australia’s Future SAF03: Smart engagement with Asia: Leveraging language, research and culture The depth of Australia’s linguistic and inter-cultural competence will be a determining factor in the future success of developments in innovation, science and technology, research capacity, international mobility, trade relations and economic competitiveness. In the medium to longer term, the Asia Pacific…

ACOLA MIRW3 - Assistive Health Technologies

Making interdisciplinary research work: Final Phase. Assistive Health Technologies for Independent Living

Making interdisciplinary research work Assistive health technologies for independent living: a pilot study. Lessons Learned for Interdisciplinary Research: Good Practice (2013-2014) A pilot research project to test the findings from Making Interdisciplinary Research Work – Achieving a Sustainable Australia and Making Interdisciplinary Research Work – Evaluation Framework and Report September 2014 The final component of…

ACOLA SAF04 The role of science,research and technology in lifting Australia's productivity

The role of science, research and technology in lifting Australian productivity

Securing Australia’s Future SAF04: The role of science, research and technology in lifting Australian productivity Through the identification of opportunities for applying knowledge and skills in science and research across a range of industries and sectors including private and public enterprises, this project examines ways to enhance innovation, creativity and productivity in the Australian workforce…

ACOLA MIRE2-The character of interdisciplinary research

Phase 2: The Character of Interdisciplinary Research

Making interdisciplinary research work The Character of Interdisciplinary Research. Examined through a sample of socio-environmental research projects Phase 2: Interdisciplinary Research Applications for Sustainable Resource Utilisation; and Sustainable Growth – Interdisciplinary Research Applications for Economic, Social and Cultural Prosperity (2011-2012) Making Interdisciplinary Research Work (ARC Linkage Learned Academics Special Projects Funding 2010 project LS1000004) commenced…

Australia’s Progress in the 21st Century

Australia’s Progress in the 21st Century Australia’s Progress in the 21st Century (AP21C) is a pilot research and community engagement project which underpins the development of the Australian National Development Index (ANDI) A collaboration of 40 leading community organisations, church groups, businesses and universities who aim to introduce a holistic measure of progress – ANDI…

ACOLA SAF02 STEM: Country comparisons

STEM Country Comparisons

Securing Australia’s Future SAF02: International comparisons of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) A vibrant capacity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is pivotal to increasing our nation’s productivity. Building on recent research commissioned by Australia’s Chief Scientist to identify STEM skills shortages, this project will critically examine existing solutions to the STEM skills…