Impact of the pandemic on Australia's research workforce

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This rapid research brief synthesises the evidence on the impact the [Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)] pandemic is having and likely to have on Australia's research workforce and its capability to support our recovery efforts. Key findings: Australia's research workforce will be severely impacted by the pandemic and the effects are likely to be felt for an extended period; Income to universities, medical research institutes, publicly funded research agencies, [Cooperative Research Centres] CRCs, and the industrial sector is suffering from the loss of foreign students and a sharp...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Research; Finance; Employment; Industry; Evaluation; Innovation

Keywords: Academic staff; Researchers; Redundancy; Funding; Economic conditions; Economic impact

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Rapid Research Information Forum, Australian Academy of Science, 2020

Physical description: 12 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 140.613

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