Australia and India are converging on mutual interests due to geopolitical and technological changes. The Comprehensive Strategic Partnership (CSP) and the Quad provide a platform for collaboration in areas such as cybersecurity, energy, and supply chains. While security collaboration is challenging, prioritising collaborative efforts and pragmatic approaches can lead to successful outcomes for the relationship and the Indo-Pacific region.
How science, research and innovation can drive economic growth and development.
Universities turn to alumni for financial support in the face of declining government funding. A study explores non-monetary ways alumni can support universities.
How has the popularity of eSports been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and what strategies are being used to promote and market it in Malaysia?
Making business clusters work If you put businesses in the same area and help them work together, they can be more competitive. Forming clusters of companies and organisations in the same industry, that are located close to each other has become popular in today’s globalised economy. These clusters offer benefits such as reduced costs, knowledge…
Indonesia faces growing cyber threats, with 1.65 billion attacks recorded in 2021. To address this challenge, the country is partnering with Australia to build its cyber security capacity through effective cyber diplomacy.
Women in South Sulawesi, Indonesia face barriers to entering and advancing in the growing transport construction sector. A study highlights the need to break down gender barriers and ensure equal opportunities for women in the industry.
How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the delicate balance of China-Indonesia relations? Some insights and arguments that examines the Impact of COVID-19 on the bilateral Relations.
A new journal paper highlight the growing role of social media in political campaigns, communication between political parties and voters, and increased community participation.
China’s AI Ambition
China’s rise as a global leader in AI raises questions about the benefits & risks of collaboration. Is cooperation helping China overtake democratic nations or is it a threat to national security?
How vocational education leaders can improve digital competencies of port workers
The article suggests that to address the gap in digital literacy skills in Makassar, vocational schools should enhance their supply chain management-related digital competencies curricula, improve teaching staff competencies, and develop stronger partnerships with industry. The article also highlights opportunities for Australian vocational education and training providers to partner with local institutions and the New Port of Makassar.
Riding the Rails to Prosperity
The railway line from Makassar to Parepare in South Sulawesi will transform the province’s economy, people, and livelihoods, but it’s not without challenges. A study by Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research (PAIR) identified hazards, risks, and potential solutions, such as creating effective risk management plans, a pricing strategy to increase demand, intermodal freight transport plan, and Smart Transportation master plan for five regions. The railway also offers opportunities for transit and cargo-oriented development.
Pandemics and the Art of Visual Persuasion
Visual aids play a crucial role in shaping public understanding and government priorities during a crisis. A new study of the UK government’s COVID-19 press briefings highlights the importance of ‘visual narrative assemblages’ in communicating policy.
Why facts don’t change minds?
Researchers want their findings used to make good decisions and take action. Yet, often their efforts don’t work as well as they hoped. New research identifies myths and solutions to effective science communications and impact for researchers.
Skill needs of Indonesia’s port industry: A case study of Makassar New Port
New study on port industry in Indonesia highlights need for specialised training and development for young workers in port engineering and port operations. Investing in human resources key to success of Makassar New Port and driving economic growth.
Revolutionising Manufacturing: How AI Can Overcome Industry Challenges
From sustainability to a skills shortage to geopolitical instability, the manufacturing sector is facing a range of challenges. Artificial intelligence is seen as a transformative solution for the industry.