• Our Data, Systems and Insights (DSI) team coordinates all applications to conduct research in Tasmanian government schools.
  • Research applications are reviewed by the Research Applications Advisory Committee (RAAC). The Director (DSI) provides final approval for all applications.  
  • Research applicants are encouraged to minimise their impact on schools and consider remote research where applicable.
  • It is a condition of any existing or future approvals that researchers comply with COVID-19 safety requirements.
  • Guidelines for research and the Research Application form are available for download below. Applications should be emailed to research@decyp.tas.gov.au.

Guidelines for conducting research, and research application forms

2023 meeting dates of the RAAC and submission deadlines

2023 meeting dates of the RAAC and deadlines for submission of applications

  • 14 February 2023 (meeting) – 27 January (deadline)
  • 14 March 2023 (meeting) – 24 February (deadline)
  • 18 April 2023 (meeting) – 31 March (deadline)
  • 9 May 2023 (meeting) – 28 April (deadline)
  • 13 June 2023 (meeting) – 26 May (deadline)
  • 18 July 2023 (meeting) – 30 June (deadline)
  • 15 August 2023 (meeting) – 28 July (deadline)
  • 19 September 2023 (meeting) – 1 September (deadline)
  • 17 October 2023 (meeting) – 29 September (deadline)
  • 14 November 2023 (meeting) – 27 October (deadline)
  • 12 December 2023 (meeting) – 24 November (deadline)

Previous research applications

Term 2, 2023

Number of applications approved: 2

NumberTitle of applicationInstitute
2023-09The roles of stakeholders in collaboration and intervention services for young children with autism Preschool to KindergartenThe University of Tasmania
2023-15Supporting the implementation of system-level strategies for school improvementAERO

Term 1, 2023

Number of applications approved: 5

NumberTitle of applicationInstitute
2022-30Speech and Language Pathology Implementation of Telepractice in an Educational ContextThe University of Tasmania
2023-02STEM Together Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning ProjectCSIRO
2023-052023-2024 National Primary School and Early Childhood Sun Protection SurveyCancer Council SA
2023-06Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curricular ProjectUniversity of Melbourne
2023-07Mission Australia 2023 Youth SurveyMission Australia

Term 4, 2022

Number of applications approved: 1

Approved Applications:

NumberTitle of applicationInstitute
2022-20The Digital Citizenship Curriculum ProjectQueensland University of Technology

Term 3, 2022

Number of applications approved: 3

Approved Applications:

NumberTitle of applicationInstitute
2022-18Song Room’s Transformative LearningAustralian Council for Education Research
2022-19Interpersonal trust in middle childhoodUniversity of Western Australia
2022-23Understanding the dynamic motivation of primary school language teachersThe University of Tasmania