ACDS National Research Network

About the Network

The ACDS National Research Network is a network of research organisational leaders in Australia’s science faculties and schools. It is intended to promote the generation and exchange of ideas on managing and sustaining the research culture of science faculties and schools. It will strive to inform national consensus and national policy positions for development by the ACDS, that will help Australia’s science deans maintain and expand the quality and influence of university science research in Australia.

Covid 19 lockdown: its impact on Australian university science research

The ACDS held a series of three 2 hour online meetings on the afternoons of May 13, May 27 and June 10.

The meetings provided those with responsibility for managing research and research higher degree students, at faculty level, an opportunity to share their experiences, challenges and innovations in the face of the COVID-19 lockdown.

The Program for the meeting on May 27th is available here.

The Program for the meeting on May 13th is available here.  The focus of the first forum was – HDR student support, and the second issues of research productivity in relation to them.