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Women need not apply

Female representation remains critically low in a range of fields, including the research sector. A common excuse for exclusively male line-ups is that suitable women couldn’t be found. This has led to a proliferation of initiatives encouraging women to list their details in various directories that are then promoted to conference organisers, company boards, investor…

Data driven industry-researcher connections

Data61’s Expert Connect is designed to boost industry-researcher collaboration by creating a publicly searchable database of Australia’s research expertise. Profiles for over 45,000 researchers from over 200 research organisations have been automatically created by drawing on data from IP Australia, ARC, NHMRC, Web of Science and The Conversation. Any business person can search for a topic of…

Enabling Industry-Research Collaboration

Many Australian businesses have reported difficulties in connecting with the research sector. To help address this IP Australia have developed Source IP, a central source of information on public sector research expertise and licencing preferences for intellectual property: https://sourceip.ipaustralia.gov.au Launched on the 23rd of November 2015 by Assistant Minister Wyatt Roy, Source IP features a…
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