Further strengthening research capabilities: A review and analysis of the Aboriginal and Torres
The continued success and increased prominence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers is critical to shaping health research agendas, and in turn, the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The Lowitja Institute identified the need to identify features of research capability building associated with success in expansion and strengthening of the workforce (e.g. research training models, pathways, mentoring, funding mechanisms, policy).
• Consolidate the base of knowledge on research capability building in Australia and globally, to be better positioned for strategic planning.
• Learn from current and future Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers via interview and survey research.