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Shuman, Kristin M. – Journal of Research Administration, 2019
The national need for higher education research has increased over the years with the growth of societal issues. Funding for this research is often acquired through competitive grant proposals due to the lack of internal funding in most universities. The skills required to write the grant are sometimes lacking and represented in current literature…
Descriptors: Grants, Grantsmanship, Program Proposals, Proposal Writing
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Wedekind, Gerben Kristian; Philbin, Simon Patrick – Journal of Research Administration, 2018
This paper illustrates how a university-based project management office (PMO) can provide focused support across the entire grant project lifecycle within a European research context. In recent years, EU (European Union) research and innovation grant programs have increasingly shifted to support multidisciplinary consortia composed of industry,…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Grants, Consortia, Research and Development
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Bienen, Leslie; Crespo, Carlos J.; Keller, Thomas E.; Weinstein, Alexandra R. – Journal of Research Administration, 2018
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) established the Building University Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) initiative to increase engagement and retention of undergraduates from diverse backgrounds in biomedical research. Portland State University, in partnership with ten other academic institutions, received a BUILD award and…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Pilot Projects, Biomedicine, Undergraduate Students
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Russell-Simmons, Heather N.; Anthony, Cathy; Ballard, Marcia; Coffman, Jonathan; Gilbreath, Donna; Keys, Terry L.; Story, Danielle; Rogers, Jennifer; Gosky, David M.; Vanderford, Nathan L. – Journal of Research Administration, 2016
Academic careers and institutional reputations are closely linked with the ability to secure funding and publish work. In today's competitive environment, it is essential for research to be clearly communicated. In our experience, many researchers need assistance with communication skills, and institutions that offer professional services in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Productivity, Case Studies, Faculty Publishing
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Phipps, David; Jensen, Krista E.; Johnny, Michael; Poetz, Anneliese – Journal of Research Administration, 2016
Each application to the National Science Foundation (NSF) must contain a Broader Impact (BI) strategy. Similarly, grant applications for most research funders in Canada and the UK require strategies to support the translation of research into impacts on society; however, the guidance provided to researchers is too general to inform the specific…
Descriptors: Grants, Grantsmanship, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Management
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Falk-Krzesinski, Holly J.; Tobin, Stacey C. – Journal of Research Administration, 2015
While Elizabeth Barrett Browning counted 25 ways in which she loves her husband in her poem, "How Do I Love Thee? Let me Count the Ways," we identified only eight ways to evaluate the potential for success of a federal research grant proposal. This may be surprising, as it seems upon initial glance of the review criteria used by various…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Grants, Program Proposals, Evaluation Criteria
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Sugihara, Tadashi; Sonobe, Taro; Mutoh, Seitaro – Journal of Research Administration, 2014
In 2004, all national universities in Japan, which had previously been legally subordinate to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), became separate National University Corporations. With this change, the importance of securing competitive funding increased significantly, and university researchers have had to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Research Administration, Research Projects
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Dopke, Lisa; Crawley, William – Journal of Research Administration, 2013
This study explored approaches to collaborative grant proposal writing to gain a comprehensive understanding of the details and range of variation in the processes that are currently employed by professionals in pursuit of Federal grant funding. Findings were used to identify and suggest practical strategies for organizing and managing group…
Descriptors: Proposal Writing, Grantsmanship, Grants, Federal Programs
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
Walden, Patrick R.; Bryan, Valerie C. – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
The purpose of this investigation was to identify College of Education (COE) faculty members' perceptions of motivators and barriers to grant writing at a public university in the South, to compare the university's COE faculty perceptions to previously published survey results of Colleges of Education at Research I institutions, and to compare…
Descriptors: Grantsmanship, Schools of Education, Reputation, Teaching Load
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Boyer, Patricia G.; Cockriel, Irv – Journal of Research Administration, 2001
Evaluated factors that influence junior faculty across disciplines in the pursuit of grants. Found that junior faculty who acquire some grant training as part of their doctoral or postdoctoral program still require some faculty development in the grant process. Barriers included teaching loads and inadequate support, while motivators included…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Grants, Grantsmanship