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News Updates

24 June 2016
Hive of innovation found at Australian and NZ universities

A world-first study on university innovations released today by LH Martin Institute and the Australian Innovation Research Centre.

16 June 2016
MTEM student Leanne Harrison co-authors major report on student mobility

Current Masters student Leanne Harrison has co-authored a report to promote student mobility.

14 June 2016
OECD figures are not what they seem in higher education

Geoff Sharrock writes in The Conversation on need for useful data comparisons that are in no way misleading.

Insights Blog

22 June 2016
Domestic Student Load and Financing Trends for the Deregulated Demand-Driven Australian Universities

Frank Larkins and Ian Marshman look at the effects of the uncapping of domestic undergraduate places on universities' performance.

21 June 2016
International Branch Campuses, the challenges of governance

Paula Sanderson explores the various moral and ethical conflicts faced by Chief Operating Officers such as herself, in managing IBCs.

16 June 2016
Why the ’system’ in innovation ecosystems really matters

Professor Leo Goedegebuure emphasises the need for key players to work together in further expanding our innovative ecosystems.

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Programs | Events

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.

Leading the University Masterclass

Our flagship program for senior university executives focusing on how to interact with government.

Innovation Eco-systems: Study Mission to Italy and the Netherlands

Explore innovation eco-systems and understand complex interrelationships between stakeholders and their...

2016 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities conference - call for papers

Information for those interested in presenting at this year's conference.

2016 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities

By universities, for universities: a conference on successful service improvement, driving innovation and...

Leading and Building Entrepreneurial Tertiary Institutions

A practical workshop on leading and building an entrepreneurial tertiary education institution.

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.

Publications

Research Report
Arundel, A., Bowen, D.B., Gatenby-Clark, S., Goedegebuure, L., 2016. Management and Service Innovations in Australian and New Zealand Universities – Preliminary report of descriptive results. Melbourne: LH Martin Institute, University of Melbourne
Other
Andrews, S., Bare, L., Bentley, P., Goedegebuure, L., Pugsley, C., and Rance, B., 2016. Contingent academic employment in Australian universities. Melbourne: LH Martin Institute and AHEIA.
Book
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.