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Australasian Research Management Society


  • A stronger, vibrant research sector in the region;

  • High standards of research governance, including the protection of integrity and ethics of research; and

  • The profession of research management as integral to the research endeavour.



UPDATE: Defence Trade Controls Amendment Bill 2015 Update – Legislation Providing Greater Clarity  

The Australasian Research Management Society is pleased to inform its members that the Defence Trade Controls Amendment Bill 2015 has now been passed.  The Bill addresses a range of concerns raised by universities and research organisations following the introduction of the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012.

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ISSUES Paper on Development of Professional Level of Accreditation for ARMS: The Society is calling for responses from the ARMS community and other stakeholders to a series of questions  concerning content, delivery and accreditation mechanisms in the design of an ARMS Professional Level Program. If you wish to submit your views, you are encouraged to:

·         Review the Issues Paper on Development of Professional Level of Accreditation for ARMS; and

·         Submit your views on the number of questions raised throughout the Issues Paper by completing the online survey entitled “Response to professional Level Accreditation Issues Paper”.

Any further questions relating to the Issues Paper can be directed to Dr Mark Hochman, Accreditation Program Manager.


ARMS has developed an Accreditation Policy and Procedures Manual. This manual has full details of all requirements to achieve accreditation and to maintain accreditation. 

Cohort #2 Communique - The Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) wishes to congratulate its latest cohort of ARMS Accredited Research Managers (Foundation) or ARM(F)s. These individual have qualified for and have chosen to seek accreditation under the ARMS Foundation Level Accreditation Program.

ARMS Submission to "Combining Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) and the Higher Research Data Collection (HERDC)" 

ARMS Report to Members - highlights from 1 July 2013 - 30 June 2014 (NEW)