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Demes, Kyle W.; Murphy, Gail C.; Burt, Helen M. – Journal of Research Administration, 2019
Over the last decade, a wealth of empirical evidence has accumulated describing the merits of team-based, collaborative, and interdisciplinary research, including: increased productivity among researchers, greater citation impact, increased multi-sector engagement, and the generation of novel solutions to grand challenges. Funding agencies have…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Martinez, Paul S. – Journal of Research Administration, 2019
Prior to the passing of California Assembly Bill 20 (AB20) and the implementation of the California Model Agreement (CMA) in 2015, the proposal and award process for the California public university systems and the state of California was slow-moving, administratively burdensome, and inconsistent in contracting for research, training, and public…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Program Implementation, Contracts
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Fagan, Jesse; Eddens, Katherine S.; Dolly, Jennifer; Vanderford, Nathan L.; Weiss, Heidi; Levens, Justin S. – Journal of Research Administration, 2018
Interdisciplinary research collaboration is needed to perform transformative science and accelerate innovation. The Science of Team Science strives to investigate, evaluate, and foster team science, including institutional policies that may promote or hinder collaborative interdisciplinary research and the resources and infrastructure needed to…
Descriptors: Authors, Network Analysis, Social Networks, Interdisciplinary Approach
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DeMoss, Rebecca J. Youmans; Oberly , Kristina; Cross, Megan D.; Torres, Jacquelyn J. K.; Behnke, Teri J.; Poole, Kristin M.; Marshall, Kaitlyn; Messics, William J.; Shaw, Cynthia L. – Journal of Research Administration, 2018
Faculty new to an institution typically go through an orientation process during which they are presented with the information and resources available to aid in successful navigation of their new environment. An orientation often will include in-person presentations, online training modules, and other paper/digital resources in an attempt to cover…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Training, Research Administration, Universities
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Squilla, Brian; Lee, Jenna; Steil, Andrew – Journal of Research Administration, 2017
The private sector has been moving toward the idea of consolidating administrative functions within organizations since the 1980s. While this sector has traditionally implemented shared services with cost reduction in mind, traditionally through economies of scale, many universities across the country have begun to explore the concept of managing…
Descriptors: Universities, Administrative Organization, Shared Resources and Services, Educational Research
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Wiebe, Natasha G.; Maticka-Tyndale, Eleanor – Journal of Research Administration, 2017
Obtaining external funding has become increasingly difficult for Canadian researchers in the social sciences and humanities. Our literature review suggests that grant-writing groups and workshops make an important contribution to increasing both applications for external funding and success in funding competitions. This article describes an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grants, Program Proposals, Proposal Writing
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Phipps, David; Jensen, Krista E.; Johnny, Michael; Poetz, Anneliese – Journal of Research Administration, 2016
Each application to the National Science Foundation (NSF) must contain a Broader Impact (BI) strategy. Similarly, grant applications for most research funders in Canada and the UK require strategies to support the translation of research into impacts on society; however, the guidance provided to researchers is too general to inform the specific…
Descriptors: Grants, Grantsmanship, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Management
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Philbin, Simon P.; Mallo, Charles A. – Journal of Research Administration, 2016
Higher education institutions are often required to design and deliver a range of strategic academic programs in order to remain competitive, support growth and ensure operations are financially sustainable. Such programs may include the creation of new research centers and institutes as well as the installation of major new research facilities.…
Descriptors: College Programs, Planning, Program Development, Case Studies
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Marina, Sarah; Davis-Hamilton, Zoya; Charmanski, Kara E. – Journal of Research Administration, 2015
Three studies were jointly conducted by the Office of Research Administration and Office of Proposal Development at Tufts University to evaluate the services within each respective office. The studies featured assessments that used, respectively, (1) quantitative metrics; (2) a quantitative satisfaction survey with limited qualitative questions;…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Evaluation Methods, Universities, Surveys
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Nickson, Alicen – Journal of Research Administration, 2014
New Managerialism (NM) has been used as an analytical framework to help understand the changes within the UK Higher Education Sector. This project sought to extend that work by undertaking a case study of an English university. Using the theory of NM, the study combined organisational description, strategic document review and in-depth interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Commercialization, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Michel, Kathryn K. – Journal of Research Administration, 2014
One model for successful university research centers is based upon close collaboration with other organizations, including large and small companies as well as federal and state agencies. Collaborations of this nature often involve an Institutional Advisory Board (IAB), which can have significant responsibility for management and financial…
Descriptors: Industry, School Business Relationship, Advisory Committees, Research Administration
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Schofield, Tatiana – Journal of Research Administration, 2013
In a fast moving business environment university-industry collaborations play a critical role in contributing to national economies and furthering a competitive advantage. Knowledge transfer from university to industry is supported by national governments as part of their innovation, national growth and competitiveness agenda. A…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Surveys, Administrator Attitudes, Researchers
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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
Gomo, Exnevia; Kalilani, Linda; Mwapasa, Victor; Trigu, Chifundo; Phiri, Kamija; Schmidt, Joann; van Hensbroek, Michael Boele – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
In lesser-developed African countries, the lack of institutionalised support for research, combined with limited career opportunities and poor remuneration, have contributed to weak research infrastructure and capacity, and a continuing brain drain to developed countries. Malawi's Research Support Centre (RSC) model is novel in that it provides a…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Developed Nations, Employment Opportunities
Philbin, Simon P. – Journal of Research Administration, 2010
A management framework has been successfully utilized at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom to improve the process for developing and managing university-industry research collaborations. The framework has been part of a systematic approach to increase the level of research contracts from industrial sources, to strengthen the…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Universities, School Business Relationship, Cooperation
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