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Garrett-Jones, Sam E. Dr.

Honorary Principal Fellow

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Honorary Fellow - Faculty of Business and Law
  • Honorary Fellow - School of Management, Operations and Marketing
  • Institute for Innovation in Business and Social Research
  • School of Management, Operations, and Marketing

Overview


Sam holds a PhD from the Australian National University, a MSc in the Structure and Organization of Science and Technology (Manchester) and a BSc Hons. (Southampton). 

Sam's research and experience is in public sector management and particularly in science, technology and innovation policy development and administration. He joined the University of Wollongong with ten years experience as a science and research policy adviser with the Australian Federal government. 

Sam has taught innovation management and entrepreneurship at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He supervises 2 PhD students working on various aspects of the management of technology and innovation systems and organisations.

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2011 Cross-sector research collaboration in Australia: the Cooperative Research Centres Program at the crossroads
    Published in   Science and Public Policy

Research Overview


  • Sam has research publications on the dynamics of the higher education research system and university-industry collaborative linkages in Australia, on evaluating the outcomes of research, and on quantifying innovation and knowledge flows. He has contributed publications on the `triple helix' perspective on university-industry-government relations and on the effect of `Mode 2' research on scientific disciplines and institutions. In `Using Basic Research' (1996) he also produced one of the leading empirical studies on the socio-economic connections of academic research in Australia's universities. 

    He was co-holder of an ARC Discovery Grant `Managing Risk in Cross-Sector R&D Collaboration'. 

    A further research theme is technology management in developing countries. Sam has undertaken commissioned research on science and technology policy and management issues for major clients in Australia, Thailand Malaysia and Indonesia and other countries and for international organizations including UNESCO, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, OECD, AusAID and ASEAN. He co-edited a book on `Innovation, Technology Policy and Regional Development: Evidence from China and Australia'. 

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Innovation in Local Government Organisational and Community Dynamics Thompson, Jennifer
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) HRM Practices in Multinationals from Developing Countries Tran, Thi Cam Trang

Outreach Overview


  • Sam held the position of Head of School, 2010-2014 and was the Associate Head of School (Management), 2007-2010.

Reviewer Of


  • Various  (Academic Article) 1995 - 2020

Full Name


  • Dr. Sam E. Garrett-Jones

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2011 Cross-sector research collaboration in Australia: the Cooperative Research Centres Program at the crossroads
    Published in   Science and Public Policy

Research Overview


  • Sam has research publications on the dynamics of the higher education research system and university-industry collaborative linkages in Australia, on evaluating the outcomes of research, and on quantifying innovation and knowledge flows. He has contributed publications on the `triple helix' perspective on university-industry-government relations and on the effect of `Mode 2' research on scientific disciplines and institutions. In `Using Basic Research' (1996) he also produced one of the leading empirical studies on the socio-economic connections of academic research in Australia's universities. 

    He was co-holder of an ARC Discovery Grant `Managing Risk in Cross-Sector R&D Collaboration'. 

    A further research theme is technology management in developing countries. Sam has undertaken commissioned research on science and technology policy and management issues for major clients in Australia, Thailand Malaysia and Indonesia and other countries and for international organizations including UNESCO, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, OECD, AusAID and ASEAN. He co-edited a book on `Innovation, Technology Policy and Regional Development: Evidence from China and Australia'. 

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Innovation in Local Government Organisational and Community Dynamics Thompson, Jennifer
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) HRM Practices in Multinationals from Developing Countries Tran, Thi Cam Trang

Outreach Overview


  • Sam held the position of Head of School, 2010-2014 and was the Associate Head of School (Management), 2007-2010.

Reviewer Of


  • Various  (Academic Article) 1995 - 2020

Full Name


  • Dr. Sam E. Garrett-Jones