The Institute of Public Administration Australia is pleased to announce that funding has been awarded to three new research projects that will examine the ethical application of artificial intelligence, the career pathways of Federal ministerial staff once they leave a minister’s office, and the capabilities associated with the implementation of social procurement.
Associate Professor Jeannette Taylor from the University of Western Australia wins Sam Richardson Award
The Institute of Public Administration Australia is pleased to announce that the 2020 Sam Richardson Award — for the most influential paper published in the Australian Journal of Public Administration in 2019 — has been awarded to Associate Professor Jeannette Taylor from the University of Western Australia.
Public Administration Research Grants — Funding Round Now Open
IPAA and the University of Canberra are pleased to announce that the 2021 round for grant funding from the Public Administration Research Trust Fund is now open.
New policy influence research highlights clear lessons for practice
Researchers from Melbourne’s Monash University have been surprised by some of their findings on the policy influence of successful royal commissions, recently published in the Australian Journal of Public Administration.
Research finds increased trust in government and science amid pandemic
New Curtin University research has found a dramatic increase in people’s trust in government in Australia and New Zealand as a result of the COVID pandemic.
Three researchers reflect on their work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
NAIDOC Week 2020 is a celebration of history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The things that motivates researchers to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and the opportunities their research brings to communities, were the focus of a series of interviews recently undertaken by publishing company Wiley.
Working from Home an ‘overwhelmingly positive experience’ for APS employees according to new research
A new research report has found that the working from home experience of APS employees, compelled by the COVID019 pandemic, has been overwhelmingly positive, realising benefits and dispelling some long-held concerns.
Researchers find that ethical leadership and enabling cultures support innovative behaviour
New findings on the effects of ethical culture and ethical leadership on innovation as reported in the public sector will be of great interest to public administration professionals.
Indigenous Evidence and Knowledge Offer Exciting Ways Forward
Catherine Althaus has written an excellent paper on the contribution that Indigenous evidence and knowledges can make to public administration in the fields of engagement, sustainability, and policy innovation.
Researchers call for the design of HR practices that identify proactive and innovative talent
The recent publication of a study of innovative work behaviour in a large Australian public sector organisation has practical implications for public administrators.
Is paradoxical leadership the competency we need now, more than ever?
With coronavirus bringing massive challenges and great turbulence to public sector work around the globe, the recent publication of a New Zealand research paper on paradoxical leadership and its contribution to employee resilience could not be more timely.
Academics ask: Is gender really on anyone’s agenda?
The December 2019 issue of The Australian Journal of Public Administration published a ‘controversy’ by two academics who examined submissions made to the Independent Review of the Australian Public Service to assess whether, and how, organisations had considered gender equality.
Researchers win 2019 Sam Richardson Award with study of female comics
Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from The University of Sydney and Ms Kristin Caporale from Assumption College, have won the 2019 Sam Richardson Award for the most influential paper published in ‘The Australian Journal of Public Administration’.
Sophie Yates, Winner of the 2017 Sam Richardson Award, Collects the Rosemary O’Leary Prize
UNSW Canberra Postdoctoral research Dr Sophie Yates has collected another prize for her paper on gender published last year in the Australian Journal of Public Administration.
The Australian Journal of Public Administration — tracing the study and practice of public administration for 81 years
The Australian Journal of Public Administration has been in continuous publication for 81 years, documenting the changing face of public administration, public management and public policy through the different lenses of public servants, politicians and academics