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The Stretton Institute facilitates stronger links between the University of Adelaide’s research strengths and economies by bringing together researchers and experts from across the University to address key policy issues in a multi-disciplinary and multi-method manner.

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Our researchers are dedicated to connecting current and rigorous research to policy issues.

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Hugh Stretton AC.

The Stretton Institute is named in honour of one of Australia’s leading public intellectual and social-democratic thinkers 

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Our research

We drive a multi-disciplinary and multi-method policy research approach to address issues important to South Australia, Australia and globally.

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We facilitate stronger links between government, policymakers and research expertise from across the University of Adelaide. 

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Latest News

06

May

COVID-19 and global food security webinar recording

The Stretton Institute hosted our first webinar under the Agrifood policy research program on 28 April 2020  - an expert panel discussion on COVID-19 on global food security. A recording of the panel discussion is now available.

07

Apr

Good Governance: An Integrity Approach Webinar slides

The Good Governance: An Integrity Approach webinar presentation (6 April) by Dr. Nikolas Kirby is now available.

17

Feb

Stretton Institute's Inaugural Seminar by Professor Michael Howlett

The presentation slides  are now available from the Stretton Institute's first event, a seminar on Policy Analysis and Policy Advice: Perspectives from Canada by Professor Michael Howlett from Simon Fraser University (Vancouver)

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Events

26

May

Water Sharing in the Murray-Darling Basin: A Discussion with Mick Keelty (Online)

Reduced water availability in the Murray–Darling Basin affects many stakeholders - producers of food and fibre, irrigators, and people involved in recreation and tourism. Communities and livelihoods are at stake, and environmental issues are significant.

28

May

COVID-19 and its impact on Schooling, Teaching and Student Wellbeing Webinar

An estimated 1.29 billion students worldwide enrolled in primary and secondary schools are affected by the COVID-19.

04

Jun

Data for Policy Online Masterclass

Better data delivers better policy. Understanding how to use data delivers better policy.

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