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Roberts, Thomas J.; Shambrook, Jennifer – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
Academic peer review is widely viewed as fair, equitable, and essential to academic quality. Successfully completing the process through publication or award is widely deemed as one of the most rigorous and prestigious forms of scholarly accomplishment. Despite this sentiment the academic peer review process is not without fault. It is criticized…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Integrity, Ethics, Reflection
Waite, Joann – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
Within the sponsored research support offices in departments at research institutions, non-profits, and undergraduate institutions, research administrators are often perceived as servant leaders by their own membership organizations and those who work with them. This perception is influenced by survey results focusing on character. Parolini (2004)…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Administrator Role, Leadership Styles, Empathy
Goodman, Ira S. – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
With some NIH pay lines running at or below the 10th percentile, and funding becoming scarce for large science grants, new approaches are necessary to secure large interdisciplinary grant awards. The UCSD Moores Cancer Center has developed a team approach, starting with the identification of a competitive opportunity and progressing to the…
Descriptors: Expertise, Research Administration, Research Proposals, Grants
Wright, David E.; Schneider, Paige P. – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
Research institutions receiving U. S. Public Health Service (PHS) funding must assure the Office of Research Integrity (ORI/OPHS/DHHS) that policies and procedures are in place conforming to 42 CFR 93 to investigate allegations of Misconduct in Research, defined as fabrication or falsification of research data, or plagiarism. An institutional…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Integrity, Administrators, College Administration
Mullen, Carol A. – Journal of Research Administration, 2009
This article offers mentoring frameworks for higher education that are applicable to research administrators and academic scholars. The author describes theories of adult education, mentoring, and leadership that relate to these populations. In addition to the pertinent literature, support is drawn from the author's scholarship and professional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mentors, Administrators, Research Administration
Fedor, Carol; Ferrazzano Yaussy, Cristina; Cola, Philip A. – Journal of Research Administration, 2008
Recent trends in Human Research Protection Programs (HRPPs) have contributed to the rising emphasis on prospective monitoring of clinical research and education programs. Therefore, internal efforts and resources to monitor investigator compliance and site performance have become an important focus in the conduct of clinical research. Once the…
Descriptors: Compliance (Psychology), Research Administration, Evaluation, Professional Continuing Education
Galland, John C.; McCutcheon, Jade R.; Chronister, Lynne U. – Journal of Research Administration, 2008
The Laboratory Management Institute (LMI) at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) was an experiment designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of researchers and thereby enhance the overall quality of the academic research enterprise. The educational programs that resulted provide examples of how research administrators can…
Descriptors: Management Development, Professional Continuing Education, Research Administration, Scientists