Citations with the tag: RESEARCH -- Australia
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- Humboldtian science revisited: An Australian case study.
Home, R.W. // History of Science; Mar95, Vol. 33 Issue 99 Part 1, p1
Discusses Humboldtian science research in Australia. Susan Faye Cannon's support for Humboldtian science; Work of physical scientists active in the 19th and early 20th century Australia; Relationship between Humboldtian activity and the laboratory style of physical research.
- Research and development--benefits and risks.
Halmos, Al // Businessdate; Sep95, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p5
Discusses the pros and cons of research and development to Australian companies. Objectives of market, consumer and technical research; Determination of consumer expectation; Attempts to reduce costs; Need to check the distribution system, warehou sing and storage for the product; Cost of research.
- The academic researcher: Socialisation in settings previously dominated by teaching.
Grbich, Carol // Higher Education; Jul98, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p67
Qualitative case studies of two multidisciplinary health science departments from different universities in Australia were undertaken to identify the experiences which beginning and early career researchers perceived had facilitated or inhibited their development as researchers during the first...
- Study finds Australian research lacks foresight.
Lowe, Ian // New Scientist; 1/13/96, Vol. 149 Issue 2012, p46
Reports that Australia's research effort is weak in the areas of communications and computing, new materials, design, and process engineering, according to a recent study by Paul Bourke and Linda Butler at the Australian National University. Report entitled `Recent Foresight Studies:...
- Quarrel over share-out.
Ewing, T. // Nature; 9/7/1989, Vol. 341 Issue 6237, p5
Reports on complaints by Australian medical researchers that they will be left without funds after an interpretation of a government report by the Australian Research Council. Allocation of funds.
- Information service goes.
Ewing, T. // Nature; 2/8/1990, Vol. 343 Issue 6258, p502
Reports that money earmarked for the Australian Science and Technology Information Service, has been cut from the government science budget allegedly to pay for ballooning expenses in the administration of the Australia Prize. Details of the new award to be given in the biological sciences...
- First five Doppler laboratories launched.
Dickman, S. // Nature; 10/12/1989, Vol. 341 Issue 6242, p477
Reports on Australia's launch of the first five of about 20 Christian Doppler Laboratories in fields of potential commercial interest, ranging from biotechnology to expert systems. Plans; Cost.
- Budget cuts hit Australian industry R&D.
Pockley, Peter // Nature; 8/22/1996, Vol. 382 Issue 6593, p659
States that the conservative Coalition government of Australia has reduced the amount of government-funded tax breaks for companies involved in research projects. The government's closure of an industrial research scheme; Cuts part of budget deficit cutting measures; The government's new loan...
- Citation analysis confirms Australian science's declining influence.
Lawson, Mark // Nature; 7/14/1994, Vol. 370 Issue 6485, p86
Reports on the decline of the quality of science in Australia relative to that of elsewhere, according to a detailed analysis of the number and citation papers produced by Australian scientists. Findings by the researchers Paul Bourke and Linda Butler; Breakdown of publication and citation...
- Australia boosts research.
Lawson, M. // Nature; 8/29/1991, Vol. 352 Issue 6338, p749
Reports that the Australian government has announced to the Federal Parliament that it will raise spending on science and technology. Major boost for university grants; Funds cut for the Defence Science and Technology Organization; Other plans for allocating funds.
- New research centres.
Lawson, M. // Nature; 1/2/1992, Vol. 355 Issue 6355, p9
Reports that the Australian government has announced the formation of 20 new reearch centers. The government's Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) program; Partnerships with universities; Emphasis on materials research, communications and information technology, medical research and molecular...
- Optimal PHYSICAL self-concepts for children.
Brake, Nicola; Bornholt, Laurel // Primary Educator; 2002, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p18
Examines the optimal physical concepts research study on children in Australia. Background of the study; Outline of understanding child physical concepts; Method used in the study.
- Peer review and panel decisions in the assessment of Australian Research Council project grant applicants: what counts in a highly competitive context?
Bazeley, Pat // Higher Education; Jun98, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p435
Applications submitted to the Australian Research Council Large Grants Scheme in five discipline groups were examined with a view to determining the extent of influence of biographical and academic ��track record�� variables on ratings by independent assessors (peers) and on final...
- Predicting institutional research performance from published indicators: A test of a classification of Australian university types.
Ramsden, Paul // Higher Education; Jun99, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p341
In 1998, the Australian federal government published comprehensive performance indicator data on universities. This article makes use of several indicators to examine correlates of research productivity in Australian universities, and to test the explanatory power of Marginson�s (1997)...
- Science in Australia: alive, well, kicking, and growing.
Smith, Richard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 4/6/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6780, p840
Focuses on the status of scientific research in Australia. Importance of research in economic growth; Political considerations in giving attention to science; Effort of the government to raise the level of scientific and technological literacy. INSETS: Saving Australian science;Stronger...
- Youth participation in youth-focused research.
Wilkins, Victoria; Bryans, Kerry // Youth Studies Australia; Spring1993, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p49
Focuses on the involvement of young people as co-researchers in youth-focused research projects in Australia. Young people's questionnaires; Professionals' questionnaire; Differences to research projects; Outcomes.
- Committee planned to weigh misconduct in Australia.
Grose, Simon // Nature Medicine; Jun2010, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p620
The article presents information on Australian Research Integrity Committee, administered by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Australian Research Council (ARC) which would function as an appeals tribunal for institutional misconduct in research in Australia.
- Election result leaves Australian scientists fearful over funding.
Pockley, Peter // Nature; 11/29/2001, Vol. 414 Issue 6863, p478
Reports the influence of the re-election of Prime Minister John Howard on the budget for the scientific researches in Australia. Appointment of the science minister; Information on the financial status of various universities; Commercialization of several scientific research.
- Australians up in arms over research shake-up.
Anderson, Ian // New Scientist; 7/17/93, Vol. 139 Issue 1882, p6
Reports on new plans by Australia's Science Minister Chris Schacht regarding the CSIRO, which are being opposed by scientists. Plans on drastic changes to the CSIRO, Australia's national research organization; Three divisions to be incorporated with the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences;...
- Critic Says $1.8 Billion Wish List for Science is 'Peanuts.'.
Pockley, Peter // Australasian Science; Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p5
Deals with the budget issues on research and development programs of universities in Australia. Negative effects of the government's move to reduce the budget for research and development; Arguments raised by chief scientist Dr. Robin Batterman on funding issues; Importance of research and...
- Australian industry `starving' R&D.
Pockley, Peter // Nature; 2/24/2000, Vol. 403 Issue 6772, p816
Reports on the results of a survey showing that industries in Australia are reducing their commitments to research and development. Number of successful start-up companies established by Australian universities; Decline in the business spending for research and development.
- Bloody body of evidence.
Watson, Trevor // Bulletin with Newsweek; 07/08/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6079, p18
Reports on work for the Cambodian Genocide Program taking place in Australia. The research conducted at the University of New South Wales aimed at providing evidence of the so-called killing fields of Cambodia between April 1975 and 1979; The roles of Helen Jarvis and Nereida Cross of the...
- Australian Research: More Is Less.
Luntz, Stephen // Australasian Science; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p4
Reports that the quality of publications in Australia outstripped the world during the 1990s, but the quality fell, according to a study of Australian scientific research. Growth of the proportion of papers in major scientific journals originating from Australia during the period; What...
- All must have prizes.
Luntz, Stephen // Quadrant Magazine; Sep2001, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p44
Focuses on the recommendation of the ALP Knowledge Nation that the standards of Australian research and development should be raised to the highest in the world by the award of Australia's Nobel Prizes. Significance of the Nobel Prize; Reason for using the name Nobel for the prize instead of...
- Australia's first national research cloud goes live.
Luntz, Stephen // Chemistry in Australia; Jul2012, p6
The article offers information on the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources, Australia's first research cloud that went live on February 1, 2012.
Pockley, Peter // Australasian Science; Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p47
Presents articles pertaining to science in Australia. Result of the Prime Minister's Science, Engineering and Innovation Council meeting; Price that people have to pay to attend the Innovation Summit; Research discoveries of Australian researchers.
- Australian science looks up and ahead.
Pockley, Peter // Nature; 5/18/1995, Vol. 375 Issue 6528, p177
Reports on the state of scientific research in Australia. Funding for research programs; Efforts of Australian minister of science Barrie Jones to systematize the collection and publication of data about the research system in the country; Status of industrial and collaborative research;...
- Funding: Australia's grant system wastes time.
Herbert, Danielle L.; Barnett, Adrian G.; Graves, Nicholas // Nature; 3/21/2013, Vol. 495 Issue 7441, p314
The article discusses the results of a study on the research grant system in Australia which found that it must be amended as it wastes research time making scientists spend years preparing proposals for consideration in 2012.
- The politics of purity.
Tunbridge, Nat // Australian Personal Computer; Jan1997, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p77
Focuses on the need to reconsider the value of applied research and technology in Australia. Difference between applied physics and engineering; Failures of the faculty management system; Impact of Australians' assumption that overseas product are better than local ones.
- Publish and be doomed.
Ragg, Mark // Bulletin with Newsweek; 8/27/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6035, p24
Focuses on the claim of Australia's Aboriginal groups to the right to censor information gathered by health researchers. Support of the health research establishment; Implications for health and health research; Suppression of sensitive information; Historical lack of sensitivity from...
- Pall of smoke over R&D concession schemes.
Westmore, Ann // Australasian Science; Apr2000, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p6
Reports on the criticism on Australia's system of encouraging research and development (R&D) via tax concessions. Tax concessions given to tobacco company; Proposal to revamp the blanket tax concession on R&D; Statement of Philip Morris on its R&D tax concessions.
- Marsupial Moles of the Australian Outback.
Westmore, Ann // Earthwatch Institute Journal; 2001 Research & Exploration, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p26
Describes the Earthwatch project which will be led by Doctor Joe Benshemesh to study marsupial moles in Australia. Background to the study; Activities for the participants; Field conditions.
- Australia this week.
Westmore, Ann // Bulletin with Newsweek; 4/16/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6320, p13
Reports developments in Australia as of April 16, 2002. Agreement to allow stem-cell research by state and territory leaders; Preparations of immigrants for family reunion applications; Death and burial of police Glenn McEnallay.
- Orna Berry.
McKew, Maxine // Bulletin with Newsweek; 02/29/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6213, p54
Presents Israel Ministry of Trade's chief scientist Orna Berry's opinion on what Australia can do to improve its technology through research and development. Need for government to prioritize and extend financial support to research and development projects; Inspirations from the success of...
- Uncritical reverence in CM reporting: Assessing the scientific quality of Australian news media reports.
Lewis, Monique; Orrock, Paul; Myers, Stephen // Health Sociology Review; Apr2010, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p57
Objectives: The study is an exploratory study of a media event in Australia based on the publication of two separate systematic analyses of complementary medicine (CM) therapies. The objective of the study was to measure the scientific quality of Australian newspaper media reports about two...
- Questionnaires from the heart: national agendas and private hopes.
Lewis, Monique; Orrock, Paul; Myers, Stephen // Nurse Researcher; 2002, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p20
Presents an article on various issues related to mental health research in Australia. Impact of a user movement in the field of mental health on the thinking of mental health professionals and the public in Australia; Common frustrations of consumers of mental health services in Australia;...
- Postdoc diary.
Lewis, Monique; Orrock, Paul; Myers, Stephen // Chemistry in Australia; Aug2009, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p39
The author reflects on the option of pursuing post-doctoral studies in chemistry overseas. He notes his decision to forego post-doctoral work in another country and choosing to stay in Australia for research purposes and overall quality of life. He cites that most post-doctoral chemists are...
Neil, John; Wearing, Stephen // Australasian Parks & Leisure; Summer2011, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p6
The authors reflects on how little has been accomplished with regard to local government and research alliances in Australia. The authors cite the lack of a research centre specific to the field of parks and leisure, and the very few examples of collaborative funding of research by groups of...
- President's news.
Watts, Bob // Chemistry in Australia; Aug2010, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p10
The article discusses issues on the problems faced by research scientists in Australia because of lack of infrastructure. It states that instrumentation funding could be addressed by including operating costs in the funding schemes of the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy...
- The end of an ERA.
Bednall, David // Australasian Journal of Market & Social Research; Jun2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p8
The author comments on the ratings assigned to academic journals under the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA), the scheme launched by the Australian government to measure the quality of academic research in the country. He relates the negative consequences of the journal rankings for...
- Letter from the editor.
Dobson, Ian R. // Australian Universities' Review; 2011, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) journal ranking scheme, transnational mobility, and the tensions within the international education.
- Introduction and Historical Context for the Archaeology of Institutions of Reform. Part I: Asylums.
Suzanne M. Spencer-Wood; Sherene Baugher // International Journal of Historical Archaeology; Mar2001, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p3
This introduction discusses the western cultural context that connects the following three articles of site-specific research on the Adelaide Destitute Asylum in South Australia, the Ross Female Factory (prison) in Tasmania and the Magdalen Asylum in Philadelphia. These institutions are a few of...
- DIGITAL STRATEGY IS NOT CHILD'S PLAY.
Gadney, Guy // B&T Magazine; 8/7/2009, Vol. 59 Issue 2698, p12
The author comments on using one sample for developing digital media strategies in Australia. According to the author, insights for a digital strategy should be obtained from a number of consumers if the customer base were greater than one. The author suggested doing research and using global...
- Photonics Expand.
Pockley, Peter // Australasian Science; Jun2001, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p11
Reports on the encouragement given by Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) for the formation of partnerships and alliances between universities, industries and government research to foster scientific research studies in Australia. Estimated funding given by the Australian government for science...
Luntz, Stephen // Australasian Science; Jun2001, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p12
Provides updates on scientific findings and research in Australia as of June 2001. Role of the female hormone oestrogen in reducing the symptoms of schizophrenia; University professor who received an award from the World Health Organization for his work on melanoma research; Agricultural...
- HARD CELL.
Sweet, Melissa // Bulletin with Newsweek; 4/16/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6320, p14
Focuses on the benefits stem cell research to the diabetes sufferers in Australia. Challenges to overcome technical and safety obstacles; Utilization of the stem cells for Parkinson's disease in animals; Solutions for the experimentation on embryo stem cells.
- Dawn of a new ERA?
Atkinson, Roger; McLoughlin, Catherine // Australasian Journal of Educational Technology; 2011, Vol. 27 Issue 3, preceding p382
The article reflects on the problem with Australia Research Council's (ARC) handling of its Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012 Ranked Outlets Consultation. It cites the failure of the council to meet its own deadline for the consultation. It mentions that it will publish publicly a...
- Australian researchers give thought to control for disabled.
Atkinson, Roger; McLoughlin, Catherine // Electronics Weekly; 4/24/2002, Issue 2049, p1
Discusses the development of a technology called MindSwitch by Australian researchers, which allows quadriplegic people to operate electrical equipment. Mechanism of MindSwitch; Results of the experiment on MindSwitch.
- Two Tales from the City.
Grose, Simon // Australasian Science; Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p3
The author discusses the differing views between Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt and Australian Science and Research Minister Chris Evans regarding Australia's ability to commercialize and profit from scientific research. Schmidt's contention that Australia is below average when it comes to driving...
- GWRDC 2012-2017 Five Year Plan is good news for growers.
Grose, Simon // Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker; May2012, Issue 580, Special section p3
The article reports on the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corp.'s (GWDRC) 2012-2017 Five Year Plan which identified high priority areas for research in Australia including adoption strategies, bio-security and consumer insights.