A study of core competencies for supporting roles in engagement and impact assessment in Australia

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Author: Nicholson, James; Howard, Katherine


In 2018, Australia will include, for the first time, an engagement and impact (EI) assessment exercise as a companion to the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) national framework. The research underpinning this paper sought to identify the core competencies that are crucial to supporting roles within emerging impact and engagement expectations. A content analysis of research support position descriptions and job advertisements from the UK and Australia was conducted and these were mapped to current industry skill audits for library and information science (LIS) professionals....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Research; Workforce development

Keywords: Researchers; Competence; Skill needs; Skill analysis; Skills audit; Job requirements; Professional development; Capacity building

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe; Australia; Oceania

Published: Abingdon, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2018

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Journal volume: 67

Journal number: 2

Journal date: June 2018

Pages: pp. 131-146

ISSN: 0004-9670, 2475-0158, 2475-0166 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 133.142

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