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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
Mazonde, Isaac N.; Jackson-Malete, Jose; Sugarman, Jeremy – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
It is globally expected that universities will ensure that policies guiding researchers' conduct are in place and adhered to. This expectation is not waived in developing countries. Successful implementation of an ethics policy is facilitated by an appropriate national regulatory framework on which to base the argument for compliance. However, it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Research Administration, Governance
Kulakowski, Elliott C.; Chronister, Lynne; Molfese, Victoria; Slocum, Michael; Studman, Cliff; Waugaman, Paul – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
Research today has become very complex, often involving international collaborations among multidisciplinary teams. Many institutions, especially those in less economically developed countries, have a great deal of expertise to contribute to these collaborations, but often lack the instrumentation, training, and research management infrastructure…
Descriptors: Research Administration, International Cooperation, International Trade, Federal Regulation
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Villa-Komaroff, Lydia; Edwards, Leila S. – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
Describes the evolution of Northwestern University's "Policy on Faculty Conflict of Commitment and Conflict of Interest" and addresses the underlying guidelines that shaped the policy content. Also describes the management procedures designed to provide flexibility in policy implementation to accommodate different university subcultures.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Conflict of Interest, Faculty College Relationship, Higher Education
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Freeland, Carolyn M. – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
Reflects on the process used by the Society of Research Administrators International (SRA) to establish its 2001-2006 strategic plan, addressing such questions as: What are the underlying principles of strategic planning? What implications does a new strategic plan portend for an organization? (EV)
Descriptors: Institutional Administration, Long Range Planning, Strategic Planning
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Fife, Jerry; Forrester, Robert – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
Explaining that scientific cores at research institutions support shared resources and facilities, discusses devising a method of charging users for core services and controlling and managing the rates. Proposes the concept of program-based management to cover sources of core support that are funding similar work. (EV)
Descriptors: Fees, Financial Support, Higher Education, Research Administration
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Fife, Jerry; Forrester, Robert – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
Explaining that scientific cores at research institutions support shared resources and facilities, considers pricing of services to users from outside the institution. Proposes a method of allocating charges from the cores to projects with multiple funding sources through program-based management. Describes aspects of an example program: price of…
Descriptors: Fees, Financial Support, Higher Education, Research Administration
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Wagonhurst, Carole – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
Focusing on research administrators, discusses how an effective training program improves employee performance by including comprehensive needs assessment, employing appropriate training methodologies, and anticipating factors beyond the actual training event that influence the transfer of skills from the training environment to the work…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Program Development, Research Administration, Training
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Stokes, Lee – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluates all allegations of conflict of interest made in connection with NSF activities. This article identifies factors institutions may consider in developing a conflict of interest policy by discussing NSF's requirements, while highlighting these issues with case examples. A…
Descriptors: Conflict of Interest, Higher Education, School Policy, Scientific Research
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Thornley, Richard; Spence, Matthew W.; Taylor, Mark; Magnan, Jacques – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
Describes an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research initiative to enhance the review process for its training awards using a new tool based on the ProGrid decision-assist software. Implementation resulted in several modifications to the review process in the areas of definition, rationality, fairness, timeliness, and responsiveness; the…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Decision Making, Decision Support Systems, Evaluation
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Steinert, Bruce W. – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
Discusses clinical trials in general, protecting human research subjects, and the role the research administrator can play in facilitating the process. The discussion is not intended to be a thorough treatise on clinical trials, but is an overview of new and lesser known human protection issues that are better handled prospectively. (EV)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Laboratory Procedures, Research Administration, Safety
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Gabriele, Edward F. – Journal of Research Administration, 2002
Describes the research administration curriculum developed by the Office of Research Administration (ORA) at the Naval Medical Research Center. The curriculum educates students in the philosophical, legal, and sociological values and principles that undergird the responsible conduct of research, and serves as an important new pathway for promoting…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Ethics, Higher Education, Research
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Ebong, Imeh D. – Journal of Research Administration, 2001
Uses the concepts of "capacity" and "consistency ratios" as the means for planning and utilizing faculty capability for research and sponsored project development. Analysis of typical institutional data reveals how an understanding and use of these concepts can provide the research administrator with useful insights into the cost implications of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Workload, Noninstructional Responsibility, Research
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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
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Spina, Mary T. – Journal of Research Administration, 2000
An experienced research administrator who has worked in both pre-award and post-award administrative roles offers her perspectives of both sides and suggests that a smooth relationship between pre-award and post-award research administrators is critical to the conduct of research. (DB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Awards, Cooperation, Grants
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