IRU publications

IRU publications set out the need for change in response to major issues affecting higher education.

The IRU provides a set of considered actions in response for government, public and universities to take up.

IRU-MRUN Research Outcomes

Joint IRU-MRUN publication outlining 11 collaborative research projects. Published January 2020.

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IRU International brochure

Prospectus for IRU universities from an international student perspective. Published October 2019.

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Learner Facing Analytics: Analysis of Student Perspectives

Published October 2019.

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The implications of Digital Learning

Joint IRU-MRUN publication outlining the results of four collaborative Teaching and Learning projects. Published 2018.

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The Use of Learning Analytics to Support Improvements in Teaching Practice

Report from the joint MRUN-IRU Teaching & Learning project. Published 2018.

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Building Regional Research Systems Across Australia

Seven steps to support research effectively across all of Australia. Published 2016.

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Strengthening Research in Asia - A Research and Innovation Network
Strengthening Research Across Asia

Blueprint for creating an Asia research and innovation network. Published 2015.

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Industry Driven Research

IRU policy paper on the benefits research provides for Australian individuals, businesses and communities. Published 2016.

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Protecting Australia’s most endangered landscapes

Ecologists from Innovative Research Universities outline what we can do to reduce risk to natural environments in Australia. Published 2012.

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Disaster Resilience

How Innovative Research Universities are helping Australia to prepare, respond and adapt to natural disasters in Australia. Published 2011.

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