Outside Opinion is a team of experienced advisers, analysts and leaders
Grant development Analysis, advice, in-text commentary and editing by senior researchers and by ARC and NHMRC experts. Expression of Interest stage to full proposal, across all disciplines. Inside knowledge of AHURI, Australia Council, CRC and Cat 2 and 3 funding.
External review and strategic planning Independent advice on research, academic programs, leadership and governance, from experienced senior academic leaders.
Research development Advice on growing, sustaining and assessing research groups, centres and Institutes. Workshops, mentoring, retreats. Hands-on support with industry, community and government partnership strategies.
Partnership, engagement and impact Advice from former senior public servants, NGO leaders, community developers, publishers and editors.
Academic and research leadership Guidance from former DVCRs, PVCs, ARC Executive Directors, ARC Centre of Excellence Directors.
Curriculum innovation Analysis and insights from academic leaders across the disciplines
Publishing, writing and editing A team of editors and publishing advisers, expert on monographs, journal publication, citations, impact, digital platforms, public writing, scientific writing and open data.
Working across Australia and New Zealand
Associates in Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, London and Cambridge
0410 569 393
Research grant development
OO supports grant development from the inception to submission. We give robust and independent feedback on quality. We devise multiple pathways for fundable ideas.
OO leads and implements strategic planning processes. We conduct external reviews at Faculty, School and Centre level.
Research capacity building
OO works with early, mid career and advanced scholars. We help with research questions and with methodology and approach.
leadership and governance
OO members have expertise in governance, integrity processes, accountability and risk assessment.
Industry partnership analysis
OO helps research groups to identify potential partners and develop industry relationships.
PUBLISHING AND EDITING
OO offers writing workshops, editing services and advice on publication strategies.