Are we getting through? Evaluating the success and impact of science communication and engagement activities

Summary: Scientists all have an obligation to society to contribute their observations and knowledge to the wider world. Additionally, to maintain public support, researchers need to be able to adapt to the rapidly changing needs of society and to clearly demonstrate the impact and value of their work. Across Australia,…

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Understanding collaborative marine governance with increasing management complexities, pressures, and change

 Summary: Collaborative and networked approaches to governance are increasingly recognised as an effective mechanism for enhancing the sustainable management of marine goods and services. For example, by improving stakeholder participation they facilitate learning, complex adaptive thinking and knowledge exchange among network members. However, despite increased interest in collaborative approaches to…

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Linking marine science to action: the role and utility of Outcome Mapping

 Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student to undertake a research project in the disciplines of Marine Governance and Stakeholder Engagement.  In doing so the successful candidate will develop expertise in qualitative and quantitative social science research techniques, stakeholder engagement and the science-policy interface.  This project is co-funded…

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