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News Updates

25 November 2015
Survey of managerial and service innovations at Australian and New Zealand universities

Call to participate in this comprehensive survey, jointly conducted by the LH Martin Institute and the AIRC.

22 October 2015
Investigating Quality Teaching in the Victorian VET Sector - Call for Participants

Call out for participants in this important research.

20 October 2015
Review: TDA and LH Martin Institute study mission to Canada

A look back at the recent TDA-LH Martin Institute study mission to Canada by Associate Director Ruth Schubert.

Insights Blog

26 November 2015
Some innovation in the innovation debate, please

Current and former Directors of LH Martin Institute Leo Goedegebuure and Lynn Meek on the need to re-focus on human capital.

27 October 2015
Professional staff: bureaucratic burden or strategic partners?

UNSW Climate Change Research Centre Manager and MTEM graduate Stephen Gray on the academic-professional staff relationship.

13 October 2015
Responses by Some Australian Universities to Demand-Driven Policy Reforms

Frank Larkins' latest analysis on Australian higher education looks at the responses to the demand-driven reforms of 2009.


What's Happening?

Programs | Events

Emerging Leaders and Managers Program

Program for new and aspiring managers to develop leadership skills and capacities.

Emerging Leaders and Managers Program - Bridging

Program to enable current eLAMP individual study participants to articulate into graduate certificate courses

Leading and Managing in Universities: Critical Insights for Academic and Corporate Leaders

Leadership and management workshops for Heads of School/Dept and corporate directors/managers.

2015 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities

Conference on successful service improvement, driving innovation and enhancing customer experience.

Simulation exercise on research strategy and management

A simulation exercise on research strategy and management coinciding with the 2015 ARMS conference in...

Change Dynamics in Continental European Higher Education

A presentation on the reforms taking place in Europe to turn higher education institutions into 'integrated...

Research & Projects

Investigating Quality Teaching in the Victorian VET Sector

Primary research to find out what is quality teaching and identify the capabilities VET teachers need to support effective student learning.

Vocations: the link between post-compulsory education and the labour market

A three-year project funded by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) to investigate how to improve pathways within education, within work and between them.


Bentley, P. J. (2015). Academic Work from a Comparative Perspective. Enschede: CHEPS/University of Twente.
Research Report
Bolden, R., Jones, S., Davis, H. and Gentle, P. Developing and Sustaining Shared Leadership in Higher Education. London: Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
Research Report
Bell, S. and Yates, L., 2015. Women in the Science Research Workforce: Identifying and Sustaining the Diversity Advantage. Melbourne: LH Martin Institute, University of Melbourne.
Refereed Journal Article
Bentley, P. J. (2015). Cross-country differences in publishing productivity of academics in research universities. Scientometrics, 102(1), 865-883. doi: 10.1007/s10734-011-9457-4