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Chun, Maria B. J. – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
Due to the current economic crisis, research administrators at public universities are grappling with declining state funding and are faced with identifying other potential sources of revenue to support operations. Research administrators at all levels are forced to do more with less. Department level research administrators must be innovative…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Public Colleges, Departments, Administrators
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
Perkins, Mary; Bauld, Linda; Langley, David – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
The Department of Health in England released a new health research strategy in 2006 with far-reaching implications for both health research and research management. The explicit policy shift is towards centres of excellence and away from historical block allocations of funding to National Health Service (NHS) healthcare organisations--with these…
Descriptors: Health Services, Research Administration, Foreign Countries, Grants
Rosales, Laura Leal – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
In 2001, the Texas state legislature created the Texas Excellence Fund (TEF) and the University Research Fund (URF) with the purpose of supporting institutional excellence and research capacity at general academic institutions. During the 2002-2003 biennium, participating Texas public universities received revenues from these funds (Legislative…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Universities, Educational Finance, Institutional Characteristics
Mazonde, Isaac N. – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
This prelude reflects upon the international ethics conference that was held from December 6-9, 2009, at the University of Botswana in Gaborone, Botswana. Seeking international partners and then forging mutually viable and effectively working links with them is the life blood of a university in a developing country. This partnering is necessary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Health Services, Medicine
Makhema, Joseph – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
The closing keynote address given by Dr. Joseph Makhema highlights the important issues that need to be understood in international research collaborations. Dr. Makhema uses his extensive experience in international research collaborations to illustrate the various challenges that collaborating partners in international research may face. He…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Schools, Global Approach, International Cooperation
Ndebele, Paul – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
The International Ethics Conference held at the University of Botswana from 6-10 December 2009 brought together over 250 delegates, speakers, and other participants from a wide range of disciplines. The theme of the conference, "Retrieving the Human Face of Science: Understanding Ethics and Integrity in Healthcare, Medicine and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Conferences (Gatherings), Health Services
Phuma, Ellemes – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
In this text, Ellemes Phuma, shares her experience and the benefits she derived from the International Ethics Conference held at the University of Botswana (UB). As a graduate student in nursing at that university, she provides her perspective on professional responsibility, compassionate healthcare, and the ethical role that healthcare…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Health Services, Medicine
Harris, Michael – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
Institutions face pressure from governmental agencies and industry to support collaborative activity on campus. This research examines two forms of collaboration, interdisciplinary teaching and research, to better understand the strategies and influences fostering such work. Using Kezar and Lester's (2009) model of intra-organizational…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Research Universities, Cooperation
Holmes, Elizabeth – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
The presentation by Elizabeth Holmes, PhD, summarized the integration of character and leadership development in the education of healthcare professionals. Citing the mission, vision, values, graduate attributes, and various examples of current programs and initiatives from both the United States Naval Academy and the University of Botswana, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Military Schools, Professional Development, Ethics
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
DuBois, James M.; Dueker, Jeffrey M. – Journal of Research Administration, 2009
In an effort to foster research integrity, the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation mandate education of all trainees in the responsible conduct of research (RCR). Nevertheless, recent studies suggest that rates of questionable research practices and scientific misconduct are both high and considerably underreported.…
Descriptors: Research, Administration, Behavior, Integrity
Wimsatt, Leslie; Trice, Andrea; Langley, David – Journal of Research Administration, 2009
This paper uses literature on faculty worklife and findings from a recent study conducted by the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) to shed light on the sources and extent of administrative burden experienced by faculty engaged in federal grant research. Discussion focuses on the implications for research administrators, including strategies…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Federal Aid, Research Administration, Productivity
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
Grimshaw, Shirley; Wilson, Ian – Journal of Research Administration, 2009
The aim of the project was to develop a set of online tools, systems and processes that would facilitate research at the University of Nottingham. The tools would be delivered via a portal, a one-stop place providing a Virtual Research Environment for all those involved in the research process. A predominantly bottom-up approach was used with…
Descriptors: User Satisfaction (Information), Focus Groups, International Cooperation, Universities
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