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Feller, Irwin – Research Management Review, 2000
Identifies issues not addressed by the National Science and Technology Council and the National Science Foundation in recent policy initiatives dealing with federal cost-sharing policies and practices within the research community. These include establishment of differential cost-sharing requirements for universities and states that traditionally…
Descriptors: Costs, Federal Aid, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
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Parker, Linda E.; Clark, David L. – Research Management Review, 1989
Because liberal arts colleges provide valuable undergraduate education in science, mathematics, and engineering, decisions about enhancing their level of research activity must be made carefully, with a clear understanding of what it would entail, what it would cost, and how it could affect existing strengths and contributions. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Curriculum, College Role, Costs
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Killoren, Robert – Research Management Review, 1989
A discussion of contemporary conflict of interest in university research administration offers a historical perspective of the political and economic factors in "academic capitalism" and looks at current pressures. Potential conflict situations that must be addressed in institutional policy formation are outlined. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Capitalism, College Role, Conflict of Interest
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Gunsalus, C. K.; Rowan, Judith – Research Management Review, 1989
Guidelines for dealing openly and directly with potential conflicts of interest in university research administration are offered to help administrators balance the institutional risks and benefits of relationships and interests faculty may have with outside agencies or companies. Advice for developing effective policies and procedures are also…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Faculty, Conflict of Interest, Higher Education
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Rosenzweig, Robert M. – Research Management Review, 1987
Managing research risks, the growth in regulation of the processes and products of research, acceptable degrees of risk to the public health and safety, and the right of individuals to be recompensed for injury caused by products or processes are discussed. (MLW)
Descriptors: Change, Higher Education, Laws, Legal Responsibility
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Frankel, Mark S. – Research Management Review, 1997
A discussion of federal policy on research integrity and scientific misconduct chronicles the history of federal involvement in accountability in the scientific community, forms of intervention, determination of the boundaries of misconduct, and the rights of whistle blowers. Official definitions and standards are presented. (MSE)
Descriptors: Cheating, Civil Liberties, Federal Government, Federal Regulation
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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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Smith, Deborah L.; And Others – Research Management Review, 1991
A brief history of research involving humans is followed by discussion of the use of students in university research projects and institutional responsibility to students and the public. Institutions are encouraged to incorporate specific controls into research policies to avoid legal problems in the areas of contract theory, fiduciary…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethics, Experimental Groups, Higher Education
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Mishler, John M. – Research Management Review, 1989
The various long-term factors and strategies used to promote sponsored research program development at the University of Missouri-Kansas City during a five-year phase are analyzed. Implementation of a set of specific initiatives is cited as a major factor in establishing an institutional climate for change. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Long Range Planning, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate
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Cole, Belle – Research Management Review, 1989
A discussion of the controversial proposed National Institutes of Health/Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration guidelines for policies on conflict of interest are assessed in relation to the University of California's experience with research policies and peer review practice in regulating potential conflict-of-interest situations.…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Case Studies, Conflict of Interest, Higher Education
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Research Management Review, 1989
The responses of higher education organizations, institutions, and individuals to the guidelines developed by the National Institutes of Health and the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration are presented. The Council on Government Relations and five major research universities are represented. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Attitudes, Conflict of Interest, Higher Education
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Goldberg, Gary; And Others – Research Management Review, 1987
University research managers can take the lead role in strategic planning statements. As they relate to the development of capability statements, specific planning issues concerning research personnel and management support services are examined. Examples of how university research managers can use capability statements for marketing are…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Competition, Corporate Support, Financial Support
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May, Terry A. – Research Management Review, 1997
Summarizes and compares Public Health Service rules and National Science Foundation policy concerning conflict of interest in research projects, and describes how large research universities have implemented them and developed appropriate conforming documents for disclosure and reporting purposes. Also discusses institutional considerations and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Compliance (Legal), Conflict of Interest, Conflict Resolution
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Wright, Anne – Research Management Review, 1989
A discussion of technology transfer describes four strategic technologies identified as important to California's economy (biotechnology, advanced materials, information technology, and manufacturing technology) and suggests that university policymakers not lose sight of their responsibility for directing university efforts to improve the human…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Higher Education, Information Technology, Manufacturing Industry
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Research Management Review, 1989
Guidelines of the National Institutes of Health and the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration for research activities they support are presented. The guidelines establish minimum standards for the procedures to be adopted by recipient institution, including identification of financial interests that are incompatible with the need…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Conflict of Interest, Federal Government, Higher Education