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Investigation Of Partnership And Engagement Methods To Increase Research Capability At Edith Cowan University, Darren Gibson Sep 2012

Investigation Of Partnership And Engagement Methods To Increase Research Capability At Edith Cowan University, Darren Gibson

ECU Publications 2011

There is an increasing interest within all areas of research to collaborate, with networks and partnerships being used to develop research ideas and enhance research outcomes. A Collaboration Research Network (CRN) is one such method that can enhance a research system. Correspondingly Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established CRN activities in four areas of national importance; health, education, ICT and environment with a view to enhancing the University’s research output. However, CRN dynamics and mechanisms are complex and having a CRN per se does not guarantee enhanced research outcomes. This study will use both quantitative and qualitative methods to ...


Managing Eresearch Data Within A Collaborative Research Network, Darren Gibson, Julia Gross Jul 2012

Managing Eresearch Data Within A Collaborative Research Network, Darren Gibson, Julia Gross

ECU Publications 2011

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is one of twelve Australian universities striving to create world-class research capacity and capability through investment in the Collaborative Research Network (CRN) project. The CRN project at ECU aims to accelerate the growth of research activity in four key areas: Health, Education, ICT, and Environment. These areas align to both the Australian Government’s National Research Priorities and ECU’s strategic research plan. Managing eResearch data is essential, especially within a CRN to ensure the maximum benefit is achieved from the investigations. Currently, there is no set model to follow. Normally an institution will establish its ...


Excessive Internet Use Among European Children, David Smahel, Ellen Helsper, Lelia Green, Veronika Kalmus, Lukas Blinka, Kjartan Olafsson Jan 2012

Excessive Internet Use Among European Children, David Smahel, Ellen Helsper, Lelia Green, Veronika Kalmus, Lukas Blinka, Kjartan Olafsson

ECU Publications 2011

This report presents new findings and further analysis of the EU Kids Online 25-country survey regarding excessive use of the internet by children. It shows that while a number of children (29%) experienced one or more of the five components associated with excessive internet use, very few (1%) can be said to show pathological levels of use.