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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
Easterly, Debra – Journal of Research Administration, 2008
Research has shown that women may perform actions such as leading, communicating, or working on a team differently than men perform them. For example, female leaders may have a more inclusive rather than authoritarian style. The American university is an institution designed by men for men. Women are increasingly represented as students and…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Research Proposals, Proposal Writing, Teamwork
Atkinson, Timothy N.; Gilleland, Diane S.; Barrett, T. Gregory – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
As the Society of Research Administrators International enters its 40th anniversary, it will become necessary to critically evaluate the state of the research administration profession to chart new directions and new ideas, and to solidify our educational, professional and scholarly agendas for the future. What follows is a critical synthesis and…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Administrator Behavior, Public Service, Models
Fedor, Carol; Cola, Philip; Polites, Stephanie – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
The reporting, analysis, and management of adverse events (AEs) provide an ongoing assessment of risk in the context of a clinical trial and enhance the protection of human research participants and the informed consent process. Effective and efficient review of AEs has been a long-standing challenge for Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and…
Descriptors: Medical Research, Research Administration, Patients, Participation
Cole, Sharon Stewart – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
The purpose of this Delphi study was to gather expert opinions and recommendations for change in the research administration system to bring about growth and collaboration. This study was deemed important because at the heart of every system is the fact that individuals need each other to continue to exist. The results of the Delphi study give…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Opinions, Educational Change, Cooperation
Glied, Sherry; Bakken, Suzanne; Formicola, Allan; Gebbie, Kristine; Larson, Elaine L. – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
Interdisciplinarity has become the model of scholarly inquiry generally espoused by many who seek federal research funding. Interdisciplinary research centers pose challenges to academic settings and to investigators. In a conference of directors of diverse research centers at a single research university we found that the challenges facing…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Research and Development Centers, Research Universities, Sustainability
Porter, Robert – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
When they are new to the grant game, even scholars with fine publishing records can struggle with proposal writing. Many are surprised to find that the writing style that made them successful as academics is not well suited to crafting a winning proposal. To succeed at grant writing, most researchers need to learn a new set of writing skills. This…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Faculty Publishing, Writing for Publication, Proposal Writing
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
DeMonaco, Harold J.; Koski, Greg – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
The role of new technology in healthcare continues to expand from both the clinical and financial perspectives. Despite the importance of innovation, most academic medical centers do not have a clearly defined process for technology assessment. Recognizing the importance of new drugs, diagnostics and procedures in the care of patients and in the…
Descriptors: Health Services, Influence of Technology, Innovation, Technological Advancement
Rutherford, Scott; Langley, David – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
The increasing complexity and diversity of a typical portfolio of research awards coupled with advancing technology makes successful implementation and delivery of system benefits more challenging than ever. Moreover, the role of systems in knowledge management is a fundamental issue faced by all research active organizations. One of the principal…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Management Systems, Knowledge Management, Best Practices
Aboelela, Sally W.; Merrill, Jacqueline A.; Carley, Kathleen M.; Larson, Elaine – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
We sought to examine the growth of an interdisciplinary center using social network analysis techniques. Specific aims were to examine the patterns of growth and interdisciplinary connectedness of the Center and to identify the social network characteristics of its productive members. The setting for this study was The Center for Interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Cooperation, Network Analysis, Social Networks
Studman, Cliff; Tsheko, G. Nnunu – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
The impact of change strategies for developing research at an African primarily undergraduate institution is considered using a case study of the University of Botswana. After an analysis of the existing situation, a short research policy, written in understandable terms, was developed. The policy was structured so that it could be used for…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Research and Development, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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
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