Australian Government Funding Arrangements for non-NHMRC Research

October 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN: 978-1-74366-912-9

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Chair's Foreword


Terms of Reference


List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Setting the scope of the inquiry
  Inquiry process
  Structure of the report

2. Australian Government Research Investment

  Commonwealth funding

3. University Research Funding

  Dual funding system
  Competitive grants
  Research block grants

4. Capacity and Collaboration

  Early and mid-career researchers
  Regional universities
  Inter-disciplinary research
  Industry collaboration

5. Research Performance and Investment

  Long term planning
  Research performance
  Quantum of funding

A. Submissions

B. List of Hearings and Witnesses

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