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Evans, Linda – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
Located within the recently emerged field of researcher development, this article represents an attempt to make a key theoretical contribution to its knowledge base through a conceptual analysis. It presents as propositional knowledge an original theoretical model of the componential structure of researcher development, as interpreted and defined…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Researchers, Professional Development, Intellectual Development
Cole, Sharon Stewart – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
The purpose of this paper is to inform administrators and organizational leaders that a change in the support offered to faculty and the environment of research administration is desirable. This recommendation is supported by the results of a Delphi study that was undertaken to gather expert opinions and recommendations from research faculty…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Delphi Technique, Focus Groups, College Faculty
Robinson, Georgeanna F. W. B. – Journal of Research Administration, 2009
In recent years academic capitalism and a distancing from Mertonian scientific norms have shifted the traditional reward of academic science from peer recognition to the award of grants. With the shrinking of the NIH budget in real terms since 2003, there are increasing numbers of researchers whose careers are at risk from lack of funding. This…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Rewards, Professional Recognition, Grants
Carter, Ian M. – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
Recognising the existence of customer-supplier roles and relationships in the performance of research can lead to an improvement in the management, and hence delivery, of research. Research, especially university-based research, is often managed with a light touch, with the researchers operating independently, and neither their institution nor…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Role, Relationship, Administrator Role
Gallicchio, Vincent S. – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
The world continues to change rapidly and globalization is fostering common social, economic, and political agreements among countries. Agreements by governments have created opportunities to enhance educational and research endeavors that, by design, will remove barriers that previously have limited the flow of students, educators, researchers,…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, International Programs, Program Administration, Global Approach
Balaji, Rengarajan V.; Knisely, Christine; Blazyk, Jack – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005 created an innovative competitive grant program aimed at stimulating faculty to submit more and better NIH research proposals, thereby increasing the probability of success. In this internal competition, three experienced external reviewers critique each proposal and assign a priority…
Descriptors: Grants, Competition, Medicine, Research Proposals
Gist, Peter; Langley, David – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
PRINCE2, which stands for Projects in Controlled Environments, is a project management method covering the organisation, management, and control of projects and is widely used in both government and commercial IT and building projects in the UK. This paper describes the application of PRINCE2 to the management of large clinical trials…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Methods, Research Administration, Cost Effectiveness