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Arevalo, Javier – Research Management Review, 2017
Bibliometric benchmarking can be an aid to researchers pondering whether to apply for competitive grants. In this paper, the highly prestigious grants offered by the European Research Council to young scientists of any nationality were scrutinized. The analysis of the 2014-2015 data indicates that over 75% of life science grantees in the starting…
Descriptors: Grantsmanship, Grants, Research Projects, Research Proposals
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Saas, Tyler; Kemp, James – Research Management Review, 2017
Deloitte Consulting LLP conducted a review of publicly available data sources with the goal of identifying the pre- and post-award systems used in higher education. The number and type of pre- and post-award systems identified not only show that higher education institutions (HEIs) use a variety of methods to facilitate research activities, but…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Higher Education, Awards, Primary Sources
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Preuss, Michael – Research Management Review, 2016
The need to understand efficacy and outcomes from grant-funded activity is common to funders, the academic community, and the public. Yet, few articles in the research administration corpus offer details on and considerations of applying the concept of return on investment (ROI) to grant activity. To determine the volume of material available…
Descriptors: Investment, Grants, Outcomes of Education, Change Strategies
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Preuss, Michael – Research Management Review, 2015
The author knew of no formalized system for appraising grant capacity and readiness so, in an effort to understand the current state of knowledge regarding assessment of these institutional factors, conducted a systematic review of the research administration literature. Every article published from 1982 through 2013 by five major journals in the…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Research Administration, Readiness, Periodicals
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Streharsky, Charmaine J. – Research Management Review, 1988
Public confidence in the results of research conducted by universities and research and development laboratories is being threatened by the disclosure of instances of ineptitude, plagiarism, and outright fraud at some of our most prestigious institutions. Pressures for consistent success in research can promote an environment conducive to…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, Fraud, Higher Education
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Scanley, D. Anne; Sellers, William – Research Management Review, 1991
This paper categorizes and tabulates recommendations of 16 reports published since 1980 addressing ways to improve the management of federally sponsored academic research in the United States. The analysis found that most frequently reiterated recommendations have not been implemented, possibly because implementation often depends on consensus of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Federal Aid, Government Role, Higher Education
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Peterson, Marla P. – Research Management Review, 1987
Initiating and managing international research and development are discussed, including: basic principles for participation in international development activities; AID and World Bank project cycles; AID and World Bank contracting modes and instruments; and international contract negotiations. Some reference sources are appended. (MLW)
Descriptors: Contracts, Global Approach, Higher Education, International Cooperation
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Baldwin, Donald R. – Research Management Review, 1988
Changes in federal policies and new federal programs intended to improve American competitiveness in the world markets have spurred increased interest in university developed technologies and the technology transfer programs that attempt to move these technologies from the campus into commercial application. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: College Role, Computer Software, Economic Development, Federal Government
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Mishler, John M. – Research Management Review, 1988
Issues in sponsored research are addressed: institutional commitment and targeted budget allocations, administrative and faculty commitment--structure and support services; sponsored research and institutional characteristics; and faculty development programs--research-oriented. (MLW)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrators, College Faculty, Faculty Development