Research hits funding void

Research hits funding void | Julie Hare | The Australian Higher Education | 05 December, 2012

JULIA Gillard’s ambition to have Australia among the world’s top 10 for research and innovation is being undermined by the government’s failure to provide staffing and costs for a $2 billion investment in research facilities. On the eve of the second national audit of research quality in universities, the HES has learned that critical research infrastructure is on the verge of being shut down or run at sub-capacity because of dwindling resources.

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