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  1. If Tony Abbott wins, independent research loses

    Posted 5 September 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has condemned Tony Abbott’s proposed Commission of Audit which will “re-prioritise” about $900 million in annual Australian Research ...

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  2. NTEU renews call for a review of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) scheme

    Posted 13 December 2012 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU has renewed its call for a review of the ERA’s cost-effectiveness and its broader ramifications upon the Australian research community.

    NTEU National President Jeannie Rea said, ...

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  3. Exclusion clause amendment protecting academic freedom in tatters

    Posted 31 October 2012 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is appalled at the failure of the House of Representatives to legislate amendments to the Defence Trade Controls Bill proposed by their Senate colleagues ...

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  4. Undue haste on Defence Trade Controls Bill could damage Australian research

    Posted 11 October 2012 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union urges the federal government to pause and fully consider the consequences of rushing through the Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011. The haste to push the bill ...

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  5. La Trobe University Research Plan Launched

    Posted 16 December 2011 by Serena O'Meley (La Trobe University)

    NTEU La Trobe Branch Committee members Dr Jack Reynolds and Professor Rhonda Small were warmly thanked for their detailed feedback on the La Trobe University Research Plan 2012-2015 at its launch ...

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  6. Research KPIs disadvantage staff in FSTE

    Posted 7 December 2011 by Graeme Byrne (La Trobe University)

    The Faculty of Science Technology and Engineering 'Research KPI' scheme places unrealistic research expectations on academics with disturbing implications for their workloads, promotion prospects, ...

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    The Research Rating System in FSTE - Another pseudoscientific use of the impact factor (La Trobe)

    Citation data collected for over 40,000 articles in the Information systems and Statistics disciplines demonstrate that the FSTE Research KPI scheme disadvantages academics in relation to workloads, promotion, reputation and academic freedom.

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    FSTE initial response on Research KPIs

    This is a Faculty response to the NTEU discussion paper, "The Research Rating System in FSTE - Another pseudoscientific use of the impact factor (La Trobe)".

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  7. LTU Research Plan nears completion

    Posted 10 October 2011 by Rhonda Small (La Trobe University)

    As agreed at the time of the Research Excellence Framework being passed at Academic Board, NTEU La Trobe Branch has been involved in four discussions with Professor Tim Brown DVC(Research) over the ...

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    NTEU LTU Reseach Plan Response 10 October 2011

    This is the final set of feedback provided by NTEU La Trobe Branch on the draft La Trobe University 'Research Plan 2012-2015' which will be considered at the October Academic Board meeting.

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  8. AUR media partner for Partnerships for Research & Development Excellence conference

    Posted 27 June 2011 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU's refereed journal, the Australian Universities' Review is a media partner at Partnerships for Research & Development Excellence to be held on 4-5 October, 2011 in Melbourne.

    NTEU members are entitled to 10% off the standard price - please call 1300 316 882 and quote the code CC*AUR to redeem your discounted

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  9. ERA Journal Rankings Gone !

    Posted 31 May 2011 by Jack Reynolds (La Trobe University)

    NTEU La Trobe Branch welcomes the announcement that the ERA rankings for journals have gone.  In a Ministerial Statement, Hon. Kim Carr noted that the rankings were being 'deployed ...

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  10. Research college proposal withdrawn

    Posted 3 May 2011 by Serena O'Meley (La Trobe University)

    We are very pleased to inform members that the concerns raised by academic staff and NTEU about the Discussion Paper on a Research Excellence Framework for La Trobe have been heard.

    We understand ...

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