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Wells, Xanthe E.; Foster, Nigel; Finch, Adam; Elsum, Ian – Journal of Research Administration, 2017
Sufficient and state-of-the-art research equipment is one component required to maintain the research competitiveness of a R&D organisation. This paper describes an approach to inform more optimal allocation of equipment expenditure levels in a large and diverse R&D organisation, such as CSIRO. CSIRO is Australia's national science agency,…
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Research and Development, Equipment, Expenditures
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Hamilton, Zoya – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
This research study examined support to sponsored programs administrators (SPAs, or research administrators) at baccalaureate universities from their chief executives. Support to SPAs strengthens the shared purpose of the university, enabling SPAs to serve as effective organizational representatives in business transactions pertaining to grants…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Universities, Organizational Culture
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Warren, Rueben C.; Gabriele, Edward F. – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
During the course of the last century, a number of historical instances of unethical human research have occurred, and risen to the forefront of the social imagination. The atrocities of the European and Pacific Holocausts, the tragic 1932-1972 United States Public Health Service Syphilis Studies at Tuskegee, concomitant with the 1946-48 unethical…
Descriptors: Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Public Health, Ethics
Harris, Michael – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
Institutions face pressure from governmental agencies and industry to support collaborative activity on campus. This research examines two forms of collaboration, interdisciplinary teaching and research, to better understand the strategies and influences fostering such work. Using Kezar and Lester's (2009) model of intra-organizational…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Research Universities, Cooperation
Kulakowski, Elliott C.; Chronister, Lynne; Molfese, Victoria; Slocum, Michael; Studman, Cliff; Waugaman, Paul – Journal of Research Administration, 2007
Research today has become very complex, often involving international collaborations among multidisciplinary teams. Many institutions, especially those in less economically developed countries, have a great deal of expertise to contribute to these collaborations, but often lack the instrumentation, training, and research management infrastructure…
Descriptors: Research Administration, International Cooperation, International Trade, Federal Regulation