News Tagged With: "research"

On the 25th of June Sustineo consultant Tom Sloan gave a guest lecture to the Qualitative Research Methods course at the Australian National University. The lecture focused on the role of qualitative research within the private sector and emphasised the importance of maintaining research integrity and rigour in contexts beyond academia. This...
Sustineo consultant Federico Davila highlights that assessing the policy impact of research activities often equates to demonstrating value for money from research outputs. Although value for money is important, so are the more complex issues that influence decision making, such as relationships, access to knowledge and the context in which...
In the last two years, I have lectured on research in the private sector to students at the Australian National University. Many of these students display a sad, but common characterisation of private sector consultants as cutting corners (not edges), failing to think critically and producing claims based on flimsy research. This stereotype of the...
Sustineo’s case study research report into promoting innovation through regulatory reform, authored by Dr Lyndal Thorburn, has been published on the APEC website. The report draws on three case studies, identifying policy recommendations based on APEC member economies’ experiences of implementing regulatory reforms to promote...
This scoping study will be the precursor to a larger poverty study to be undertaken later in 2012. The study, led by Dr David Carpenter, will adapt the methodology developed during our previous work with ACIAR to an analysis of the poverty reducing impacts of the AusAID/ACIAR-funded Seeds of Life project. ‘Seeds of Life’ (SOL) is a program within...