Higher Education Research


The following is a list of all the news items that are associated with Higher Education Research.

Final 2020 Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) Specifications released

News | 6 January 2020

2020 Research Block Grant Allocations Released

News | 18 December 2019

Draft 2020 Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) Specifications released

News | 2 October 2019

Establishment of a University Foreign Interference Taskforce

News | 29 August 2019

On 28 August 2019, Minister for Education Dan Tehan, announced the government is establishing a University Foreign Interference Taskforce to provide better protection for universities against foreign interference. A guiding framework for the development of best practice guidelines to counter...

Release of update on Research Training Implementation Plan

News | 1 April 2019

The department has published the second Progress Report on implementing the Research Training Implementation Plan (RTIP). ...

Release of HDR Grievance Factsheet

News | 18 February 2019

The Department of Education and Training (the department) has released a HDR Grievance Factsheet. ...

Boosting performance of Australia’s world-class research facilities

News | 17 January 2019

National Research Infrastructure Census (NRI Census)

News | 16 January 2019

2019 Research Block Grant Allocations Released

News | 17 December 2018

Draft 2019 HERDC Specifications and consultation paper released

News | 19 September 2018

Research Training Implementation Plan – first update released

News | 16 August 2018

National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) 2018 Guidelines

News | 24 June 2018

Release of extended HERDC data

News | 4 May 2018

The department has recently undertaken a process to consolidate the historical data submitted by higher education providers through the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC). As a result, an additional 10 years of HERDC research income data and 9 years of research publications data...

2018 Australian Competitive Grants Register (ACGR) is now available.

News | 2 April 2018

Infographics on Research Block Grants, Higher Degree by Research Student Population and Higher Degree by Research Student Outcomes and Satisfaction Released

News | 23 February 2018

2018 Research Block Grant Allocations Released

News | 22 December 2017

The 2018 research block grants allocations have now been announced and are available to be viewed. In 2018 the Government will provide $1.92 billion to 42 higher education providers through two research block grants sub programs, the Research Training Program (RTP) and the Research Support...

New indicators for reporting higher degree by research students

News | 26 September 2017

From 2018, the department will introduce three new Higher Degree by Research (HDR) indicators to be collected under the Higher Education Data Collection to improve monitoring of the research training system. The first two indicators relate to the submission and completion of a student's thesis. ...

NCRIS Guidelines and Operational Funding Released

News | 25 May 2017

Draft 2018 HERDC Specifications Released

News | 19 May 2017

The Department of Education and Training (the department) has released the Draft 2018 HERDC Specifications. In releasing these specifications ahead of the usual process, the department is aiming to finalise the definitions for 2017 data as early as possible, allowing universities the maximum...

Infographics on Pathway Models Released.

News | 19 May 2017

Research Block Grants has recently released two infographics looking at pathway models and funding for HDR students based on 2014 graduates. ...

2017-18 Budget: Implications for Research Block Grants

News | 17 May 2017

The Government released its 2017-18 Budget which includes a number of measures related to higher education reform.

NCRIS infrastructure and collaboration key to improving survival rates from melanoma

News | 15 May 2017

NCRIS-funded project Bioplatforms Australia (BPA) has played a very direct and important role in a national project to create the largest repository of melanoma tissue samples and data in the world. Access to the datasets will help cancer researchers to understand the biology of melanoma better...

2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap is now available

News | 12 May 2017

The 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap (2016 Roadmap) outlines national research infrastructure required for the coming decade so that Australia’s world class research system continues to improve productivity, create jobs, lift economic growth and support a healthy environment. A copy...

Higher Degree by Research graduates receive high employer satisfaction ratings

News | 18 April 2017

Minister announces 2017 Research Block Grant allocations

News | 21 December 2016