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Alexander, Ashley J. – Research Management Review, 2017
There has been great concern about the relationship between the federal government and universities with regard to improving funding for research and scholarly activity. Faculty members at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been instrumental in advancing research and development on behalf of society. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Black Colleges, Facilities, Costs
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Doran, Gai L. – Research Management Review, 2016
The global economic crisis exacerbated by U.S. sequestration has resulted in funding for research and development either remaining flat or declining slightly. By comparison, collectively, countries in Europe and Asia have expanded R&D investments. The purpose of this study was to understand the characteristics of and extent to which…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Research and Development, International Studies, Cohort Analysis
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Ivey, Paul W.; Henry, Martin – Research Management Review, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to highlight, using examples, how the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) is strategically using a modest internal research development fund, which is managed by the research managers in its research and innovation management office, to support impactful research projects. Critical reflection and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Administration, Research Projects, Financial Support
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Ferreira, William F. – Research Management Review, 2011
Federal sponsorship of collaboration between academic institutions and industry is on the rise. Many government programs emphasize cooperation between universities and the commercial sector as a means to merge basic and applied research, promote economic development, and enhance knowledge dissemination. The intersection between academia and…
Descriptors: Accounting, Cooperation, Grants, Industry
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Garabedian, Todd E. – Research Management Review, 2004
U.S. patent laws have undergone many changes in recent years, both through Congress and the courts. This article summarizes recent developments relating to judicial decisions, legislative initiatives, and patent office policy, and provides some practical advice relating to administration of intellectual property. As illustrated by the latest…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Laws, Educational Research, Higher Education
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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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Baker, Joe G.; Wohlpart, Alfred – Research Management Review, 1998
A national survey of college and university chief research officers conducted in July 1996 provided comparative data concerning the characteristics of research administration in a modern institution, including funding levels and sources, facilities and staff resources, and other program information. Data are grouped by institution type and sector.…
Descriptors: College Administration, Comparative Analysis, Facilities, Financial Support
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Research Management Review, 1998
Presnets the questionnaire used to survey college and university chief research officers in a July 1996 study, with response data summarized. The survey gathered information on the administrator's characteristics, research-funding levels and sources, costs, office functions (grant administration, research administration, ethical/legal oversight),…
Descriptors: Facilities, Financial Support, Grants, 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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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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Streharsky, Charmaine Judy – Research Management Review, 1991
This paper describes the evolution of the university research mission, noting the growth of governmental and industrial support of research; the importance of decentralization in university research; and the role of universities in recommending and implementing national science, research, and education policies. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: College Role, Educational History, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
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Good, Mary L. – Research Management Review, 1987
The U.S. must have the patience and courage to continue to build its research and development infrastructure and to reward innovation in a time of tight federal budgets, pressing international problems, and uncertainty in the private sector about the near-term economic outlook. Trade barriers must be removed also. (MLW)
Descriptors: Competition, Federal Government, Financial Support, Global Approach
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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