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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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Casey, James J., Jr. – Research Management Review, 1998
Differentiates between the legal functions that college- and university-sponsored research officers are required to perform and the quasi-legal functions in research administration. Introduces and discusses legal concepts integral to research administration, and offers practical pointers in carrying out both legal and quasi-legal functions.…
Descriptors: College Administration, Contracts, Higher Education, Intellectual Property
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Loper, Gerald D.; Sudermann, Frederick – Research Management Review, 1998
Describes the origins and first two years of a focused collaborative project involving Wichita State University (Kansas), the aviation industry, and state economic-development organizations. The center is industry-driven and reflects the industry's current technological needs. The arrangement can offer significant advantages to each stakeholder,…
Descriptors: Aerospace Industry, Aviation Technology, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
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Easter, Linda M.; Shultz, Eileen L. – Research Management Review, 1998
To demystify the grant-seeking and proposal-writing process, two administrators at Kutztown University (Pennsylvania) began a standing committee to train, encourage, and help faculty members assist each other. The committee has offered collaboration, social support, and technical expertise; the result has been an increase in grant proposals and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Programs, Faculty Development, Grantsmanship
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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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Goldberg, Milton; Lyons, David J. – Research Management Review, 1990
Increased direct and indirect costs of university-based research are a result of availability of more powerful instrumentation, replacement of obsolete facilities, more stringent health and safety regulations, and salary increases. Graphs show trends in indirect costs since 1980 and percentage change of direct and indirect costs since 1984. (DB)
Descriptors: Costs, Economic Impact, Higher Education, Research
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Norris, Julie T. – Research Management Review, 1990
This article examines possible changes to provide increased federal funding for university-based research facilities. The difficulties of converting between depreciation and use allowances are discussed, as is the possibility of using current market value versus acquisition cost as a basis for costing calculations and splitting the indirect cost…
Descriptors: Accounting, Costs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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Kenny, James T. – Research Management Review, 1990
The article looks at one university-related research park, the Alabama TechnaCenter, which is characterized by cooperation between the community and Auburn University. Considered are benefits of the park perspective; early involvement of Gunter Air Base; first buildings; cooperation of government, business, and university agencies; and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Facilities, Facility Planning, 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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Kostoff, Ronald N. – Research Management Review, 1992
The practice and methods of federal research impact assessment are described. Three areas of evaluation (selection of research project, research review, and postresearch assessment) are examined, and different evaluation methods (qualitative, retrospective, and quantitative) are compared. Peer evaluation, the most common assessment method, is seen…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Federal Aid, Higher Education, Peer Evaluation
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Dooley, Larry M. – Research Management Review, 1995
A survey of tenure-track faculty in the Texas A & M University college of education investigated attitudes concerning the environment for grantsmanship. Results indicate the need for a system providing faculty with assigned time for proposal development, provision of start-up money for competitive grant-writing, equal emphasis on grant writing…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, Competition, Grantsmanship
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Smith, Deborah L.; And Others – Research Management Review, 1995
A discussion of informed consent by human subjects in experimentation presents background on the consent issue, including federal requirements; lists factors that may affect a subject's ability to understand the consent document; and offers suggestions for preparing consent forms to ensure the subject's better comprehension. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Contracts, Experimental Groups, Federal Regulation, Higher Education
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