What is the question, exactly?

Subho Banerjee, Research Program Director, ANZSOG Successful collaboration between practitioners and academics can play a critical role in strengthening the evidence base for public policy decision-making. Yet it remains a rarity to see it done in a manner which is genuinely satisfying for both sides, and which generates real impact in the public policy process. … Continue reading What is the question, exactly?

Today’s Problems, Yesterday’s Toolkit

Report: Public problems are increasingly complex, requiring coordinated solutions across many actors and public involvement to collect the necessary data, define the problems, and work together on solutions. This report from ANZSOG builds on surveys across the public sector to build a picture of the state of innovation and views towards entrepreneurial approaches to problem … Continue reading Today’s Problems, Yesterday’s Toolkit

Practical tips to foster research uptake

Blog post: Emily Hayter and Verity Warne write for Integration and Implementation Insights on some practical ways that researchers and policy makers can work together to foster more systematic uptake of research in policy making. Click here to read blog post

The challenge of sound public policy

Speech transcript: In this speech delivered at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy in 2019, Sally Moyle reflects on the challenges facing the public service in delivering sound public policy, and how the academic community can rise to the vision of former Chancellor, Sir John Crawford. This speech was part of the launch of … Continue reading The challenge of sound public policy

How to influence policy making in a political world

Slides: These slides were presented by Quentin Grafton at the Public Policy and Societal Impact Hub's Policy Masterclass on 7 November 2019, How to influence policy making in a political world. The Masterclass included presentations and a Q&A with: Danielle Donegan (Branch Manager, Tertiary Policy, Department of Education)Quentin Grafton (Professor of Economics, ANU)Nick Hartland (First … Continue reading How to influence policy making in a political world

Stocktake of Australian Innovation Precincts

Report: This February 2019 report from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science presents a holistic look at active, emerging and planned innovation centres, hubs and precincts across Australia, encompassing a wide variety of focus sectors and disciplines. click here to read the report