Brian Head

Brian Head is Professor of Public Policy in the School of Political Science & the Centre for Policy Futures at the University of Queensland. He joined the University of Queensland in mid-2007 after holding senior roles in government, universities, and the non-government sector. He is the author or editor of several books and numerous articles on evidence-based policy, complex or “wicked” problems, program evaluation, collaboration and consultation, public sector integrity, and public sector leadership.



How research can enhance policymaking: improving the interface between academia and government


Breaking down the barriers to collaboration between researchers and policy practitioners takes relationships of trust, innovative knowledge-brokering institutions and better mutual understanding.

Brian Head

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