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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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Mishler, John M. – Research Management Review, 1989
When conflict-of-interest issues affect research programs and sponsored activities, research administrators make take several crucial roles: participant/advisor in forming, implementing, and overseeing relevant institutional policies and guidelines; counselor to develop ways of avoiding conflict-of-interest situations; and mediator-expeditor for…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Role, Conflict of Interest, Higher Education
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Laughlin, Patricia; Sigerstad, Anne M. H. – Research Management Review, 1990
A variety of administrative issues can arise when multi-investigator, interdisciplinary research increases on campus. As research facilitators, university research administrators are in a position to help their institution with necessary management adjustments. Interdisciplinary research brings special opportunities and challenges to the campus…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Organizational Climate
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Parker, Linda E.; Clark, David L. – Research Management Review, 1990
Consequences of two university departments' dependence on fluctuating research funding and their responses to it are examined, focusing on juggling dependence-based problems with graduate student education, instrumentation needs, grant discontinuation, faculty recruitment, and planning. The combination of institutional decentralization and the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Decentralization, Departments, Economic Change
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Olsen, Leslie A.; Beattie, Robert R. – Research Management Review, 1990
Institutions varied widely in amount and type of data collected in tracking research proposals. Many do not collect predicted data or much data of national interest. Most do not require prior approval of use of human subjects, recombinant DNA, or hazardous substances. Only one required certification of integrity of scholarship. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Data Collection, DNA, Genetic Engineering
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Seligman, David A. – Research Management Review, 1987
Points to be covered in clinical trial agreements are identified including: need to specify what is being paid; the need for and purpose of confidentiality provisions; publication review provisions; patent arrangements; the need for indemnity provisions and what these provisions should provide; and informed consent requirements and termination…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Confidentiality, Contracts, Drug Therapy
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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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Kenny, James T. – Research Management Review, 1988
The traditional definition of public service for and from the public university is being challenged. The new educational and technical requirements of corporations and the informational and technical needs of all levels of government are forcing higher education to reassess its array of informational and instructional services. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: College Role, Futures (of Society), Government School Relationship, 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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Lasagna, Louis – Research Management Review, 1987
Academia and industry both have an interest in the economic aspects of drug development, including the rising cost of new drug discovery, the decrease in the effective patent life of new drugs as the drug improvement process lengthens, and the impact of drug-related litigation. (MLW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biomedicine, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
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Ku, Katherine – Research Management Review, 1987
Specific agreements that arise at the interface between universities and pharmaceutical companies are described including sponsored research agreements, license agreements, clinical study agreements, material transfer agreements, and patient consent forms with respect to commercialization rights. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Contracts, Higher Education, Industry
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Wilson, Thomas E. – Research Management Review, 1997
Looks at how universities can monitor relationships that researchers and their families have with industrial partners, and how the institution can manage resulting conflicts, based on Department of Health and Human Services and the National Science Foundation regulations issued in July 1995. Discusses definition of conflict of interest, and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Compliance (Legal), Conflict of Interest, Conflict Resolution
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Lowman, Robert P. – Research Management Review, 1997
Programs that teach scientific ethics must maintain vigilance against scientific misconduct; prepare scientists to deal with ethical ambiguity; and stress the importance of consultation and consensus, adherence to accepted standards of evidence, and commitment to due process using procedures established in advance. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Ambiguity, Cheating, Codes of Ethics, College Curriculum
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