2020 locks in shift to Openness – but Australia lags In October 2020, UNESCO made the case for open access to enhance research and information
New rankings system shows flaws in university league tables A new university rankings system based on one of the world’s most comprehensive databases of university
Who decides what our brightest minds should be discovering? By Associate Professor Lucy Montgomery, COKI Project co-lead, Curtin University Amid an international debate over research
As universities across Australia look to enrol more domestic students in 2021, trends indicate that female students are likely to dominate first year intakes across the country.
The evolution of the internet has resulted in digitisation of many scholarly tomes, but also further obscured what we know about the influence of monographs.
Over the past 20 years, higher education systems in wealthier countries have embraced narrow rankings systems which purport to evaluate and recognise global excellence but in fact exclude many of the discoveries and insights of universities in countries in the Global South.
Curtin University researchers will help create a new international data trust to improve the measurement and analysis of open-access (OA) books, which will be delivered through a US$1.2 million (AUD$1.75 million) project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
A new alliance of researchers led by Curtin University will work together to improve the way research is shared, charting new pathways for the future
Can 13 authors, from the USA, Germany, Australia, China and South Africa, many previously unknown to one another, get together and, from scratch, write a 150-page book –– on a topic none of them has tackled before –– in 5 days?