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The IRU has given its backing to the following statement in support of scientific peer review, coordinated by the National Research and Innovation Alliance (NRIA): Australia cannot afford to compromise the principles underpinning scientific research The National Research and Innovation Alliance resolutely takes the view that benefits to the nation and the advancement of knowledge Read more
Professor Eeva Leinonen, Chair of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) network, has welcomed the report into Performance-based funding for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme, saying the IRU will work constructively with the Government to get the performance-funding formula right. Vice-Chancellors from Australian universities were invited to discuss the report’s implications with the Education Minister in Wollongong Read more
The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) network is intensifying its focus on health and medical research with the appointment of a new IRU Vice Chancellors’ Fellow for Medical Research. Brendon Douglas, previously the Director of Research at Charles Darwin University, will provide high level coordination and strategic advice to the seven IRU universities, as well as Read more
15-17 July 2019
2019 IRU Senior Leaders Forum
The annual IRU Senior Leaders Forum took place at Charles Darwin University between 15-17 July 2019, focused on a theme of international education. Delegates for the Forum were nominated by IRU member universities.
The next IRU Senior Leaders Forum is due to take place at Griffith University in Queensland in 2020, with further details to be announced.