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ERIC Number: EJ788940
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb-22
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Small College, Big Research
Markin, Karen M.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v54 n24 pC1 Feb 2008
When scientists at small colleges and universities seek research grants, they often run into challenges not faced by their colleagues at major institutions. It is, nonetheless, possible to maintain a research program at a small institution, says the writer, if people have a great deal of passion and a little ingenuity. Issues to consider at various career junctures when navigating the grant landscape include: (1) Campus culture; (2) Workload; (3) Nature of the work (don't overreach); (4) Administrative support; (5) Facilities; and (6) Alternative programs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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