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Concentration and diversity in Australian research funding, output and impact

IRU analysis on the past 20 years of research excellence in Australia

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  • September 18, 2023
    The Discord in the Accord: Keynote Address to the Innovative Research Universities Senior Leaders Forum

    The Hon Andrew Fraser, Chancellor, Griffith University I choose to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of these lands, the Jaggara and Turrbal peoples, and I acknowledge the truth of their original and enduring custodianship. I also acknowledge that teaching and learning, the promulgation and passing of knowledge has been taking place on these lands Read More

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  • September 15, 2023
    IRU signs new partnership agreement with the University of the South Pacific

    The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) today affirmed its commitment to strengthening two-way mobility and collaboration with partners in Pacific Island Nations, with the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of the South Pacific (USP). USP Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Pal Ahluwalia delivered the keynote address to open the second day Read More

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  • September 14, 2023
    Innovative Research Universities celebrating 20 years of impact

    The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) this week celebrates its 20th anniversary with its annual Senior Leaders Forum hosted by Griffith University in Brisbane and the launch of a new publication highlighting the impact of IRU member universities over the last 20 years. The anniversary highlights two decades of IRU contributions to public policy, higher education Read More

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IRU in Pakistan

Connecting our members with Pakistan

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