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Labor’s research ideas welcome but sustainable funding needed – UA

Universities  Australia| 15 May 2015 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… The Budget reply by the leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, committed to lifting research funding to 3% of GDP by the end of the next decade but stopped short in identifying the commensurate savings measures that would be needed to fund such a commitment, says Universities Australia (UA). …………………………………………………………………………………….......…… UA chief Belinda Robinson described it as a worthy aspiration, with universities welcoming research being back on the policy page of ideas for driving future national prosperity. But what the community is also looking for is a strong and demonstrable commitment to … [Read more...]