Department of Education, Science and Technology, 2004–05

We investigated the commercial environment for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS), the impact of HASS commercialisation on the sector, and the commercial arrangements operating in the HASS environment in Australia.

We organised, facilitated and recorded focus groups, ran surveys, and reported the results of these activities. We wrote case studies illustrating the major activities, and made recommendations based on our findings.

The outcome: A report to the federal Department of Education Science and Technology describing Australia’s commercial environment relating to HASS research and practice, and recommendations for government action to encourage and support these endeavours.

View the report: Commercialisation of research activities (PDF from CHASS website) | Commercialisation of research activities (National Library of Australia).