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LH Martin Institute research activities aim to contribute to the improvement of professional practice in tertiary education management and leadership. Their outcomes support the delivery of high quality, contextualised training programs for the sector. They also generate policy-relevant advice to help increase effectiveness in leadership and management.

Key themes in our research activities thus far include:

  • creating a vibrant tertiary education workforce,
  • increasing productivity in tertiary education,
  • the higher education - vocational education interface and the nature of tertiary education,
  • performance measurement and business intelligence, and
  • strategic management in tertiary education.

The links below provide a list of our current and completed researches. You can also choose to search by an author's surname or a research topic or title.

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Emerging Leaders and Managers Program

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

Emerging Leaders and Managers - Bridging Program

Program to enable current eLAMP individual study participants to articulate into graduate...

Leading the University Masterclass

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

Creating Effective Innovation Ecosystems

Part of a series of workshops on innovation ecosystems.

Call for Papers: Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities conference

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

Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities

A conference on successful service improvement, driving innovation and enhancing customer...

News Updates
26 May 2017
Ruth Schubert on ABC Radio Mornings 26/05

ABC Radio's Jon Faine interviews LHMI Associate Director Dr Ruth Schubert on the recent...

3 May 2017
The budget finds savings, but little in the way of reform

Honorary Fellow Mark Warburton on the federal government's proposed measures on higher...

7 March 2017
Narrow training sells students short

Honorary Fellow Leesa Wheelahan and Director Leo G discuss how TAFEs need to develop...

Insights Blog
15 June 2017
Achieving Service Innovation and Service Excellence through the lens of the User Experience

Australian Catholic University's Dr Stephen Weller reflects upon the remarkable...

14 June 2017
Avoiding regulatory responsibility and its impact on student loan programs

Mark Warburton discusses the Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 and how it...

8 June 2017
Look, Listen, Analyse and Think

University of New England's Suzanne Crew examines the connection between...

Research & Projects
Benchmarking Performance of Research and Innovation

A project on benchmarking organisational practices that influence research and innovation...

Investigating Quality Teaching in the Victorian VET Sector

Primary research to find out what is quality teaching and identify the capabilities VET...

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

A three-year project funded by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research...