The Australian Research Council (ARC) moves towards open access for all research publications linked to ARC funding. A great move. LINK
The outcome of the second evaluation of Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) conducted by the Australian Research Council can be found here. LINK
Will the Australian Defence Trade Controls Bill, designed to free up defence links between Australia and the USA, actually impact researchers. The issue is that researchers who share research information without permission could be imprisoned. Hopefully it will be resolved soon. LINK
An interesting story about the impact of government funding on research and the impact of that research funding being put on hold. LINK
Interesting article about the impact of the online environment on research. Will Google become the number 1 research output? LINK
An interesting interview with the new head of the Australian Research Council (Aidan Byrne) covering a number of topics including open access to research outcomes. LINK
Interesting article about open access journals. Link.